La Vie et Opinions De Tristram Shandy. Premiere Partie. 1785
' The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman' New edition in French.
This is Volume 1 of 4. It is fully bound in marbled leather covered boards with red staining to the edges of the text block. The frontispiece depicts Sterne inside a roundell with "Laurent Sterne" and top left "Tome Ier" and bottom left ". Ransonnette, F". Stamped onto the title page is a blue oval stamp with "Chateau de la Roche Guyon Bibliotheque".
Purchased by the Trust in 1986
Height 170 mm
Width 104 mm
Translated from the English by: Frenais, M.
Sold by: Volland, Quai des Augustins, pres la rue dy Hurpoix Illustrations by: Ransonnette