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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman. Volume 7. The First Edition.

Description
This volume is fully bound in leather with red mottled edges to the text block. On the front paste-down there are 3 labels; in the centre is a previous owners bookplate around a heraldic device is the motto "Boutez en Avant" with "James Smith Barry" underneath, all in capitols. Top left is "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall" with underneath and partially covering the bookplate is "Property of the Laurence Sterne Trust, 1986". On the reverse of the title page, the errata page, is a circular stamp with "Laurence sterne Trust Shandy Hall" with "The Kenneth Monkman Collection" inside. Laurence Sterne has signed "L. Sterne" in ink on the top of on page 1. The spine has 5 raised bands with gilt lines either side. The volume piece is in the third panel down, and just visible "7". The board faces have a gilt border of 2 lines and the rims have the remains of impressed decoration. There are partial watermarks on the paste-downs. IS p.1
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0191
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Publisher
Becket, T
 
Date
1765
Dimensions
Width:
96 mm

Height:
155 mm