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Thin wove paper guards bound into vol. 3 only, some light spotting, scattered mostly marginal light foxing or discoloration; vol. IV more heavily foxed, especially paper mounts; a single short marginal tear to vol. IX title and to 2 or 3 text leaves; very slight wear along folds of folding plates’ minor soft creases to titles of vols. VIII and IX and last leaf of vol. VIII; plate numbers added in pencil and occasionally in ink on many leaves; bindings slightly rubbed, a few small scrapes to boards. For more information on this lot, please contact:
J. Fernando Peña, Senior Specialist (212) 636-2663 JFPena@Christies.com