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The Works of Laurence Sterne, Complete in Eight Volumes. Containing 1) The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, 2) A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, and continuation, 3) Sermons, 4) Letters, 5) The Fragment, 6) The Koran and 7) History of a Good Warm Watch-Coat. With a Life of the Author. Volume I.

This volume is bound in blue/grey paper boards with a grey/brown spine. The front paste-down has 2 labels on the top left side. "From the Collection of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall" with "Property of the L S Trust, 1986" underneath. Written in pencil on the front free end-page is "1800 Berwick printing. Contemporary paper wraps, a fine set £85.00". On the title page is a small oval cut with an image of Sterne resting his head upon his left hand", and on the obverse of this page is a circular stamp with "Laurence Sterne Trust" with inside "The Kenneth Monkman Collection". On the reverse of the back free-end page is a pencil landscape sketch of the top half of what seems to be a house.

Accession number CCWSH:0447a
Category Book
Date 1800
Dimensions height: 142 mm, width: 087 mm