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The Works of Laurence Sterne; In Four Volumes; Containing The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman; A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy; Sermons; Letters, &c. With A Life of the Author, Written by Himself.

This volume is fully bound in blind-tooled brown leather calf over boards with marbled end pages (Shell Pattern) and marbled edges to the text block (Shell Pattern). The board faces, rims and squares have impressed gilt borders. The front paste down has a label pasted onto the top left corner with "From the Collection of Kenneth Monkman at Shandy Hall". Written in pencil on the reverse of the front free end-page is "Frontis Port (?) 8 engraved plates 13 engraved titles 2 cold marbled papers - mounted" with "4 vols £80.00 set" and "Large paper" and also booksellers notes to the bottom corners. Written on the second front fly, also in pencil is "Large Paper". Written, in pencil, on the reverse of the rear free end-page is "coll & perf CDG". Printed for : Johnson, J & Robinson, G. & Robinson, J. & Becket, T. & Baldwin, R. & Hookham and Company & Strahan, A. & Lowndes, W. & Wilkie, G. & Vernor and Hood & Ogilvy and Son & Walker, J. & Stockdale. J. & Lackington, Allen and Company & Longman and Rees & Cadell and Davies & Nunn, J. & Lea, R. & Scatcherd, J. & Richardson, W.J. and Richardson, J. & Blacks and Parry & Asperne, J.
Accession number
Sterne, Laurence
Johnson, J; Luke Hansard, Printer
153 mm

240 mm