On the Coasts of Cathay and Cipango Forty Years ago. A Record of Surveying Service on the China, Yellow and Japan Seas and on the Seaboard of Korea and Manchuria. London: Elliot Stock, 1902
FIRST EDITION, 8vo 223 x 137mm.), half-title, 19 maps (18 folding), 72 plates (1 coloured) which are included in the pagination, original pictorial yellow cloth, black endpapers, blue slipcase
A. Hennings and Douglas H. Hennings, signatures on half-title; The Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching, sale in these rooms, 27 March 2014, lot 136
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.