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The Sermons of Mr. Yorick. Volume 1. Tenth Edition.

Description
This volume is fully bound in leather. The front paste-down has 3 labels. Within the centre is a previous owners bookplate "Rev. Wm. Wharton" underneath a scroll with "Generosus Nasciturn Non Fit" in capitols. Above this is "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall", and underneath and partially covering the bookplate 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. On the obverse of the front free and-page top right is "RL" written in ink. 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 bottom left is "Reynolds pinx.t" and bottom right "Ravenet sculp." This frontispiece has off-set onto the adjoining title page. The catchword is to the bottom right of every page.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0105
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Dodsley, R.
 
Date
1771
Dimensions
Width:
104 mm

Height:
161 mm