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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman. Volume 9. The First Edition.

Description
This volume is fully bound in leather over boards. On the front paste-down there are 3 labels; within the centre is a large previous owners bookplate depicting the heraldic arms of, and with "Sr Martin Browne Ffolkes, Bart." underneath. to the top left is "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall" with adjacent "Property of the Laurence Sterne Trust, 1986". On the reverse of the title 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 page 1. The spine has 4 raised bands. In impressed gilt capitols in the second panel down is "Tristram Shandy" on an ox-blood background. Underneath also in inpressed gilt capitols is "9" on a green background. The board rims have impressed gilt decoration. The catchword is to the bottom right of every page.There is a silk bookmark in this volume. IS p.1
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0218
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Becket, T
 
Date
1767
Dimensions
Width:
102 mm

Height:
154 mm