Two documents issued by the Development Board, together with a collection of photographs of Iraq and elsewhere, c.1950s, comprising:
Development of the Tigris-Euphrates Valley. Baghdad: Al-'Ani Press, 1955, 4to (305 x 210mm.), 12 numbered maps and plates, original printed stapled green wrappers, slight wear to wrappers--Major Irrigation Projects. Baghdad: Al-'Ani Press, 1955, 4to (305 x 210mm.), folding maps and photographic plates, original printed stapled red wrappers, slight wear to wrappers
Together with a large collection of over 300 photographs of Iraq and elsewhere (average size 80 x 100mm., or the reverse), many documenting construction work, architecture and landscapes
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.