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The Works of Laurence Sterne. In Ten Volumes Complete. Containing, 1. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gent. 2. A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy. 3. Sermons. 4. Letters. With a Life of the Author, Written by Himself.

This volume is half bound in marbled leather and marbled paper central panels, Turkish Antiqued pattern, over boards. The edges of the text block have been stained yellow. The front and rear paste-downs and end-pages are comprised from one piece of marbled paper which is uniform to the panels used on the faces. The front paste-down has 3 labels; In the centre is a previous owners bookplate which depicts a weapon wielding tiger above "W.A. Locan" and 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 adjacent page is a further bookplate depicting heraldic arms above "Sempre-Avanti" inside a scroll and above "Gelardi". On the rear of the adjacent page to the collected works title page in pencil is "Coll KM"On the reverse of the rear free end-page written in pencil is "435". 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
Sterne, Laurence
Strahan, W; Riviere; The Times Book Club; unknown; unknown
110 mm

170 mm