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

Description
This volume is fully bound in leather. The front paste-down has 3 labels. Within the centre is a previous owners bookplate with a cypher "E F" inside a garter with "In God Is All" in capitols around the edge. Above this is an Ostrich holding a horseshoe in its beak. On the top, centre is "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall", and adjacent to this is "Property of the L S Trust, 1986". On the top left corner written in pencil is "7 Vol 15/" (15 shillings). On the top right of the front free end-page is also a note written in pencil, but difficult to read. 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 top right is "Frontispiece, Vol 1." 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:0112a
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Reynolds; Ravenet; Dodsley, J
 
Date
1773
Dimensions
Width:
104 mm

Height:
161 mm