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Sterne's Letters to his Friends on Various Occasions. To which is Added, his History of a Watch Coat, with Explanatory Notes

Description
This volume is fully bound in speckled leather over boards. The front paste-down has 3 labels; within the centre is a large previous owners bookplate with the motto "NON EST MORTALE QUOD OPTO" underneath an armorial device and the name "Sir George Shiffner Bart." Pasted over the top left corner of this bookplate are 2 labels; "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall" and underneath "Property of the LS Trust, 1986". Written in pencil on the top right corner is "1st issue of the 1st ed. (July 1775)". Pasted onto the centre of the front free end-page is a second previous owners book-plate with, underneath the device the name "John Linley Peel Halifax" and also written in blue crayon a shelf mark "16/924.21/768". Written in ink on the top of the 2nd fly-leaf is a previous owners signature "A. Lewis 1775". On the reverse of the title page is an ink stamp "Laurence Sterne Trust Shandy Hall" in a circle with "The Kenneth Monkman Collection" inside.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0306d
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Kearsley, G.; Johnson, J.
 
Date
1775
Dimensions
Width:
100mm

Height:
160mm