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The Sermons of Mr. Yorick. Volume 1.

Description
This volume is fully bound in mottled leather over boards, and the edges of the text block have red mottling. The front paste-down has 2 labels; "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall", underneath this is "Property of the L S Trust, 1986 "In pencil are the following notes; "15/" (15 shilligngs), "KM C SY1-1b" above "Sig B state x" as well a "No 'Vol 1' on sig B or D but C is signed." 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. The frontispiece is opposite the title page and is a full page cut of Laurence Sterne within a roundell with "Laurence Sterne A.M. Prebendary of York etc" in capitols on 2 lines within a cartouche. To the top right corner is "Frontispiece, Vol I.", bottom left is "Reynolds pinx.t" and bottom right "Ravenet sculp."
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0058
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Reynolds; Ravenet; Dodsley, R
 
Date
1760
Dimensions
Width:
106 mm

Height:
160 mm