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The Sermons of Mr. Yorick. Volume 2.

Description
This volume is fully bound in leather over boards, and the edges of the text block have been stained green. Both the front and rear paste-downs and end-pages are comprised of 1 page of marbled paper (French Curl on Turkish Background pattern (?). Interestingly, both the rear pages from Volume 1 and Volume 2 are slightly lighter colours than the front pages.) The front paste-down has 3 labels; "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall", underneath this is "Property of the L S Trust, 1986. In the centre of the page is the oval bookplate of "Richd Cox, Quarley, Hants".On the reverse of the front free end-page are 3 lines of pencil noted relating to the variations within these 2 volumes. On the top of the title page, although cut through, is "C?? 70" (?) (Could be Cox 17??) . On the obverse of the title page is an ink stamp "Laurence Sterne Trust Shandy Hall" in a circle with "The Kenneth Monkman Collection" inside it. A silk (?) green bookmark is between pages 88=89.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0057
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Dodsley, R
 
Date
1760
Dimensions
Width:
104 mm

Height:
158 mm