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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman By Laurence Sterne. In Two Volumes. Volume 1. With eight Etchings by Damman from Original Designs by Harry Furniss

Description
This volume is fully bound in jade green book cloth over boards, hardback. The front paste-down has within the centre a large bookplate with the motto "Crescit Sub Pondere Virtus" and the name J.J. Chapman". There is also 1 label pasted onto the top left hand corner "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall". On the reverse of the title page is a circular stamp in ink with "Laurence Sterne Trust Shandy Hall" with "Kenneth Monkman Collection" inside and beneath this is printed printers information. Printed onto the bottom of page 358 is the printers information. At the end of the volume are 3 pages of advertisments relating to other volumes by the publishers. Watermarks are obvious on the front and rear end pages "A Piri... and Sons". The title piece is comprised of a printed piece of paper pasted to the head of the spine with "Tristram Shandy By Sterne Vol.II. Large Paper". Volume is largely unopened. Limited Edition 85 of 150.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0551b
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
J.C. Nimmo and Bain; Ballantyne, Hanson and Co.; ;
 
Date
1883
Dimensions
Width:
158 mm

Height:
240 mm