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A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy by Mr. Yorick. Volume 1 & Volume 2.

Description
This volume is fully bound in leather over boards. The front paste-down has 2 labels "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall", underneath this is "Property of the LS Trust, 1986, there is also some writing in pencil which is too faint to read. There is a frontispiece of Laurence Sterne within a roundel with the following words around his head in capitols "Laurence Sterne. M.A. Prebendary of York". Where Sterne's name could have been written are four asterisks (The Vicar of Stars). Underneath this image is "Thomas Jameson Sculpt." Located half way down the title page is a previous owners signature in ink "Humphrey A. Woodward 1772" with a pencil date of "1769" centre bottom. There is a second previous owners signature written in ink on the first page of the text and underneath the vignette "Caroline Coultman" (There is an association between the two families Woodward and Coultman). This vignette is repeated at the start of volume 2. On the rear paste-down in pencil are possible bookseller's marks "o/n/+" (?)
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0041
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Fleming, James
 
Date
1769
Dimensions
Width:
107mm

Height:
164mm