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The Life and Memoirs of Mr. Ephraim Tristram Bates, commonly Called Corporal Bates, A broken-hearted Soldier.

Description
This volume is fully bound in mottled leather (sprinkled calf) with 'morocco labels' and gilt edges to the text block. The paste-downs and free end-pages are comprised from single sheets of marbled paper, Turkish Antiqued pattern. The front paste-down has 2 labels; Within the centre is a large previous owners bookplate with an image of a library and the name "Nicholas Frederick Brady" with "J & E.B." to the bottom right of the bookplate in small print. To the bottom right of this page is a dark blue and gold oval label with "The Brick Row Book Shop Inc". Written in pencil on the reverse of the front free end-page is "Sternes Tristram Shandy", "Corporal Bates the Original of Tristram Shandy" and "Donated by Raymond Burton". 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. There are also some notes on the rear free end-page. The catchword is to the bottom of every page. Throughout the volume are various publishers devices/flowers including small floral borders around the first capitol in each chapter.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0334
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
anon
Publisher
Malachi; Bates, Edith; Owen, W
 
Date
1756
Dimensions
Width:
105 mm

Height:
170 mm