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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman. Complete in Nine Volumes. Volumes 1 & 2. Vienna Edition.

Description
This volume is bound in thick paper, now faded but likely red with darker veins. There are no 'proper' paste-downs, the cover being sewn directly onto the spine. The reverse of the front cover has 2 labels pasted onto it "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall" and underneath is "Property of the L S Trust, 1986". Written in ink above these is "4 Vols £6. 1 6". Written in pencil on the obverse of the frontispiece is "4v", "m/cE/-", "£12/10/-" and "Lo 13/2". Written in pencil on the inside of the rear cover is "(Sterne)", "45993" and "England" The frontispiece is an illustrated/cut depicting 'Trim Reading the Sermon' with bottom left "Hogarth inv" and bottom right "Weinrauch Sc. Vienna". (This is a second state image as the hat and clock are present.) This image has off-set into the title page. On the reverse of the half title page is a circular stamp in ink with "Laurence Sterne Trust Shandy Hall" with "The Kenneth Monkman Collection" inside.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0378a
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Hogarth; Weinrauch; Sammer, R.
 
Date
1798
Dimensions
Width:
105 mm

Height:
165 mm