GREECE AND THE LEVANT, A PRIVATE LIBRARY, LOTS 157-213
Naukeurige Beschryving van Morea, eertijts Peloponnesus; en de Eilanden, Gelegen onder de kusten van Morea, en binnen en buiten de Golf van Venetien. Amsterdam: Woflgangh, Waesbergen, Boom, Someren and Goethals, 1688
FIRST EDITION, folio (314 x 200mm.), title printed in red and black, additional engraved title, 3 folding maps, 8 double-page plates and maps, 6 single-page plates, illustrations in the text, contemporary calf, gilt stamp on upper cover "Military Depot" with royal arms, Zante plate bound upside down, rebacked retaining original spine
Although Dapper (1636-1689) is thought never to have left his native Holland, his publications became well known during his lifetime, and this work was later translated into French in 1703. The work is notable for its fine plates, some after Coronelli.
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.