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

Description
This volume is fully bound in marbled leather over boards and the front and rear end pages and paste-downs are comprised from one piece of marbled paper (Turkish pattern ?). On the front paste-down there are 2 labels; "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall" with underneath "Property of the Laurence Sterne Trust, 1986". Written in pencil on the reverse of the front free end-page is "3.06" with underneath "This copy bound up without the Dedication Leaves (A2-3) wh. precede Vol9 in the original edn + occur usually at beginning of Vol 6 in this". Written on the 2nd front fly is "TS205" as well as a previous owners signature "H. Carpenter Nov. 98" with underneath "7 St. Mark's Sq. Regents Park Road, London N.W".On the reverse of the title page is a circular stamp with "Laurence sterne Trust Shandy Hall" with "The Kenneth Monkman Collection" inside. The catchword is to the bottom right of every page. This edition has no plot lines (see Vol. 5 of the set). Flourish on p.108 offset onto adjacent page.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0240
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Becket, T
 
Date
1775
Dimensions
Width:
104mm

Height:
155mm