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Crazy Tales. The Third Edition

Description
This volume is fully bound in leather boards. The front paste-down has 3 labels; 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". A previous owners bookplate is on the bottom right "From the Library of James M. Osborn". Written in pencil is a sentence which is obscured by the labels on the top left and partially reads "Of Medmenham with Wilkes" and also "£18" and "65". On the front free end-page and also written in pencil is "By John Hall Stevenson. Sternes 'Eugenius'?" and "£1.30". On the rear paste-down are booksellers marks, written in pencil. 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
CCWSH:0377
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Hall-Stevenson, John
Publisher
Ewing, Thomas
 
Date
1769
Dimensions
Width:
102 mm

Height:
151 mm