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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy. Gentleman. By The Rev. Laurence Sterne. In One Volume.

Description
This volume is bound in marbled boards, Bouquet pattern, with a ox-blood coloured leather spine and corners and red mottled edges to the text block. The front paste-down has 2 labels; On the top left side "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall" with underneath "Property of the L S Trust, 1986". Written in pencil, in KM's hand adjacent and underneath are "see Book Collector Winter '66" and "Both the black page + the marbled one are omitted, v pp 25 and 173 (where the text is slightly altered accordingly). 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:0498
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Tauchnitz, Bernhard
 
Date
1849
Dimensions
Width:
115 mm

Height:
157 mm