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The Works of John Hall-Stevenson, Esq. Containing, Crazy Tales, Fables For Grown Gentlemen, Lyric Epistles, Pastoral Cordial, Pastoral Puke, Macarony Fables, Lyric Consolations, Moral Tales and Monkish Epitaphs &c. Corrected and Enlarged. With Several Original Poems, Now First Printed, and Explanatory Note. Volume I.

Description
This volume is fully bound in mottled/speckled boards. The front paste-down has 3 labels; within the centre is a large previous owners bookplate with a coat of arms above the motto "Spiritus Gladius", above "John Hutton Esq" and "Marske". On the top left side "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall" with underneath and partially covering the bookplate "Property of the L S Trust, 1986". 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. The spine has 5 raised bands with gilt impressed lines either side. The title piece is gilt capitols on a red background "Hall's Works" with a gilt "I" impressed into the leather underneath. The board rims also have impressed gilt decoration.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0375a
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Hall-Stevenson, John
Publisher
Nichols, J; Debrett, J; Beckett, T; ; Debrett, J
 
Date
1795
Dimensions
Width:
120 mm

Height:
180 mm