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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman. Volume 6. The First Edition.

Description
This volume is fully bound in leather over boards with mottled red edges to the text block. On the front paste-down there are 3 labels; within the centre is a large previous owners bookplate comprised of 3 arrows with a rose either side above "John Linley Peel, Halifax" which is above "52/823/825" which is written in blue crayon. 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 front free end-page is the remains of a piece of blue paper which was previously attached here and has been removed at some point. On the reverse of the title page is a circular stamp with "Laurence sterne Trust Shandy Hall" with "The Kenneth Monkman Collection" inside. The spine has 5 raised bands with gilt lines either side. In impressed gilt in the third panel down is "6". The board faces are decorated by a border of 2 impressed gilt lines, and the board edges have impressed decoration. The catchword is to the bottom right of every page.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0210
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Becket, T
 
Date
1762
Dimensions
Width:
100 mm

Height:
149 mm