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Oeuvres Completes De L. Sterne. Traduites De L'Anglain; Par Une Societe De Gens De Letteres. Nouvelle Edition. Tome Premier

Description
This volume is bound with red/crimson paper over boards, with a leather spine (brown of ox-blood). The edges of the text block are mottled,.The front paste-down has 2 labels, on the top left is "From the Collection of Kenneth Monkman at shandy Hall" with "Property of the Laurence Sterne Trust, 1986" underneath. On the obverse of the title page is an ink stamp "Laurence Sterne Trust" in a circle with "Shandy Hall Library" inside. The frontispiece is opposite the title page and is a full page cut of Laurence Sterne, sitting at a desk and writing. This is circular within a page with an impressed border. Above this image to the left is "Tom. Ier" and underneath left "Misbach del.t" and right is "S. A. xxx Sculpt." Underneath these in larger letters is "Laurent Sterne"
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0168
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
unknown; Ledoux; Misbach;
 
Date
1818
Dimensions
Width:
132 mm

Height:
204 mm