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The Sermons of Mr. Yorick. Volume 4. First Edition.

Description
This volume is fully bound in leather and the edges of the text block have feint evidence of red mottling. The front paste-down has 4 labels; Within the centre of the page is a large bookplate of a previous owner with a heraldic device in the centre and "John Goodford" underneath". Directly above this is a second bookplate (on more modern paper) with "Ian Jack" surrounded by a chain-like border. Laying on top of, and partially covering these are "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall", and underneath this is "Property of the L S Trust, 1986" 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. There is a printers device/flower underneath the title which is the same as in volume 3. The catchword is to the bottom right of every page.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0083
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Becket, T
 
Date
1766
Dimensions
Width:
104 mm