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The Life and Times of Laurence Sterne. First Edition

Description
This volume is bound in dark blue buckram boards, with the top edge of the text block in gilt. 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 to the top of the page is "£2/10/" and "R/EV" (booksellers marks?). Underneath this and written in ink is "Charles Marchant; 1909. 10 Charles Street, St. James's Square. London". Written in ink on the front free end-page is "M.R.B. Shaw 1925" and underneath, in pencil is "Margaret Shaw's copy". Printed on the reverse of the half title page are the publishers details. Printed on the reverse of the title page are copyright and press details as well as the circular stamp in ink with "Laurence Sterne Trust Shandy Hall" with "The Kenneth Monkman Collection" inside.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0508
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Cross, W L
Publisher
Macmillan Company; Macmillan; The Macmillan Co. of Canada, Ltd.; The Mason-Henry Press; Gainsborough; Ramsay; Reynolds; Carmontelle; Nollekens
 
Date
1909
Dimensions
Width:
232 mm

Height:
153 mm