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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman. Volume 1. The Fifth Edition.

Description
Volume fully bound in leather covered boards with red mottling to the edges of the text block. Pasted onto the top left corner of the front paste down are 2 small white labels "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall" with underneath "Property of the L S Trust, 1986"; on this page are also the remains of previous writing (in pencil) which has been erased. Written in pencil on the front free end page is "KM 2 TSL 108". Stamped onto the reverse of the title page is the circular stamp with "The Laurence Sterne Trust Shandy Hall" and inside "The Kenneth Monkman Collection". The rear paste-down has some annotations, written in ink, which are likely book-sellers comments.
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0855
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Hogarth; Ravenet; Dodsley, R.
 
Date
1763
Dimensions
Width:
104 mm

Height:
152 mm