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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy Gentleman. Volume 1.

Description
This volume is fully bound in tree leather over boards. The edges of the text block have feint yellow staining and the front and rear paste-down and end-page are made from one piece of marbled paper (Turkish pattern) which has been sewn into the text block. The front paste-down has 2 labels; on the top left side "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall" and underneath this is "Property of the L S Trust, 1986". On the top right of the first blank page written in ink is "yrf bb" over "1.4.0" ?. This has off-set onto the reverse of the front free end-page. Underneath in pencil is "TS 206". On the title page is a previous owners signature written in ink "R.V. Sadleir". On the reverse of the title page is a circular stamp in ink with "Laurence Sterne Trust Shandy Hall" with "The Kenneth Monkman Collection" inside.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0241
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Hogarth; Ravenet; Dodsley, J
 
Date
1775
Dimensions
Width:
100 mm

Height:
162 mm