A PORTFOLIO OF FIFTEEN PHOTOGRAPHS 1967-1969
Fifteen silver prints, each mounted on board, numbered I to XV and editioned 24/125 in pencil on the mount, each with a 'Tony Ray-Jones' blind-stamp on the mount, each with two stamps verso (one signed by printer John Benton-Harris and the other by the Photographic Collections Ltd, publisher), each protected by archival paper, together with an 8-page insert and colophon page, cloth-bound portfolio stamped 'Tony Ray-Jones' on upper cover and on spine, also with publisher's stamp on spine, slipcase, with original packing box.
each image: 13.5 by 20 cm.; 5⅜by 7 7/8in. (or the reverse)
box: 49 by 38cm.; 19¼by 15in.
This portfolio is in overall excellent condition. The 15 prints are in excellent condition. The mounts are in good condition, a few have a rust-colored spot, possibly fox-marks. The slipcase is in excellent condition with some minor wear and marks overall and worn at the extremities.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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