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A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy. The Temple Classics.

Description
The volume is fully bound in soft olive leather boards . The front paste-down has a large olive green Temple Classic stamp depicting a classical style plinth with "Laurence Sterne Born 1713, Died 1768" First Edition Published 1768". Also 2 labels on the top left side which partially cover this stamp "From the Library of Kenneth at Shandy Hall" with underneath "Property of the L S Trust, 1986". The frontispiece is a full page illustration within the image of a frame, taken from the Reynolds portrait with "L. Sterne" underneath. The title page has a layer of tissue between it and the frontispiece. The title page has the Temple Classics black border with art nouveau style flowers around the title. On the obverse of the title page is a circular stamp with "Laurence Sterne Trust" with inside "The Kenneth Monkman collection". There is a slim red bookmark attached to the headband.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0450
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Ballantyne Hanson & Co.; Dent, J. M.
 
Date
1899
Dimensions
Width:
096 mm

Height:
152 mm