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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. A New Edition.

Description
This volume is half bound in marbled paper covered boards (Gloster Pattern) with a leather spine and points. The front paste-down has 2 labels on the top left corner; "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall" and underneath "Property of the LS Trust, 1986". Written in ink underneath this is a previous owners signature "Annie Lyswood, Jan. 1816" {(there is an area of damage underneath this where further information may have been?). Written on the bottom of the page in pencil by KM is "This edn not recorded by Curtis, the Cross has it, + says it is the 1st with a new t.page. It is patently not, but is a complete re-setting". Other information has been erased from this page. On the top of the front free end-page is a large "8" written in pencil. 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:0307
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Kearsley, G.; Johnson, J.; Evans, T.
 
Date
1775
Dimensions
Width:
103 mm

Height:
159 mm