You have agreed to be bound by the Conditions of sale and if your bid is successful, you are legally obliged to pay for the lot you have won. The purchase price will be the sum of your final bid plus other applicable charges, such as the buyer’s premium, local taxes, shipping expenses, loss damage liability fees, customs duty/import tax and any other charges that may apply.
A Christie's specialist may contact you to discuss this lot or to notify you if the condition changes prior to the sale.
The condition of lots can vary widely and the nature of the lots sold means that they are unlikely to be in a perfect condition. Lots are sold in the condition they are in at the time of sale.
Several plates misbound; captions of the processional portraits left blank, with captions supplied in manuscript; occasional light spotting, toning and soiling. Lacking the following leaves and plates: two costume plates; two leaves of “La France, La Religion”; two leaves of “Avertissement”; double-page “Table”; and leaf of “Noms de peintres et graveurs.” Binding extremities lightly worn, and binding of facsimile volume lightly rubbed.
For more information on this lot, please contact:
J. Fernando Peña, Senior Specialist (212) 636-2663 JFPena@christies.com