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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy. Gentleman. By Laurence Sterne. With Illustrations by George Cruikshank. Volume 1

Description
This volume is bound in brown book cloth covered boards, a hollow-back hardback. 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 right of the first free end-page is "4 vols £12.00 set". The half title page has a small woodcut with "LS" within a floral style frame with "The Novels of Laurence Sterne. In Four Volumes. Vol. 1". The title page has a fancy cut/illustrated border with the volume title, author, illustrator and pulication details inside. Facing this is the frontispiece, which is entitled "Yorick and Father Lorenzo"; between this and the title page is a piece of protective tissue. On the reverse of the title page are the publication details as well as the circular stamp in ink with "Laurence Sterne Trust Shandy Hall" with "Shandy Hall Library" inside.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0663a
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Navarre Society; Messrs Morrison; Messrs Bicker; Cruikshank, George
 
Date
1926
Dimensions
Width:
120 mm

Height:
180 mm