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The Works of Laurence Sterne Edited by George Saintsbury. In Six Volumes. Volumes 1=2.

Description
This volume is bound with a leather spine and corners and marbled paper covered boards (Gold vein Overprinted over Spanish moiré on Turkish pattern). The top edge of the text-block has been gilded. Pasted onto the top left corner of the front paste-down is a small label with "From the Library of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall". Written in pencil underneath is "6 vols bound in 3 illustr. £70 the set". Pasted onto the front free end-page is a large bookplate with a printed woodcut image and "Ex Libris W.T. Smellie" and "To Travel Hopefully is a Better Thing than to Arrive".
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0984a
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher
Ballantyne Press; J.M. Dent and Co.;
 
Date
1898
Dimensions
Width:
113 mm

Height:
167 mm