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The Story of My Uncle Toby, &c., Newly Arranged. By Percy Fitzgerald, M.A.

Description
This volume is fully bound in dark red buckram/cloth boards; the edges of the text block have been gilded. The paste-down's and end-pages are comprised of single sheets of dark green paper. 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 on the top of the half title page is a previous owners signature "HB Potter". Printed on the reverse of the half title page is a quotation from Coleridge's 'Table-Talk' relating to Sterne. Printed on the obverse of the title page is a circular stamp with "Laurence Sterne Trust Shandy Hall" and inside "The Kenneth Monkman Collection". Pasted onto the bottom left corner of the rear paste-down is a diamond shaped label with "Bound by Burn & Co." At the end of the volume are advertisments for other works.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0499
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Sampson Low, Son; Billing; Burn and Co.; ;
 
Date
1871
Dimensions
Width:
107 mm

Height:
151 mm