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An Essay on the Depravity and Corruption of Human Nature. Wherein the Opinion of La Bruiere, Rochefoucault, Esprit, Senault, Hobbes, Mandeville, Helvetius, & on that Subject, are Supported. On Principles Entirely New, Against Mr. D. Hume, Lord Shaftesbury, Mr. Sterne, Mr. Brown, and Other Apologies for Mankind.

This volume is fully bound in thick marbled paper, Shell pattern. The front paste-down has 2 labels added to the top left hand corner "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall" with underneath "Property of the L S Trust, 1986". There are no free end-pages within this volume. On the reverse of the title page is an ink stamp "Laurence Sterne Trust Shandy Hall" in a circle with "The Kenneth Monkman Collection" inside it. On the rear paste-down, written in pencil is "R", "R" and within a circle "Le 3952".

Accession number CCWSH:0343
Publisher White, B; Keith, G; Dilly, E; Walter, J; Prince, D; Greer, Samuel
Date 1774
Dimensions height: 157 mm, width: 099 mm