The Collection | The Letters

Missing manuscripts and forgeries are scattered throughout the history of Sterne’s correspondence. The collection at Shandy Hall contains editions dating from the first collection of ‘Yorick’s Letters to Eliza’ to the University of Florida Press edition, edited by Melvyn New and Peter de Voogd (2 vols 2009).

Please find below a selection of different editions of The Letters, to find a specific item in The Laurence Sterne Trust Collection and use the search bar at the top right of this page.

Seven Letters written by Sterne

Seven Letters Written by Sterne and His Friends. Hitherto Unpublished. Edited by W. Durrant Cooper FSA. London, 1844.

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Florida edition of Letters volume

The Florida Edition of the Works of Laurence Sterne. Volume 8. The Letters, Part II. 1765-1768.

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Letter vol 7 front cover

The Florida Edition of the Works of Laurence Sterne. Volume 7. The Letters, Part I. 1739-1764.

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CCWSH:0510 title page

Letters of Laurence Sterne, Lewis Perry Curtis. Oxford University Press, 1935.

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CCWSH0459 spine

The Letters of Laurence Sterne; Selected with an Introduction by R. Brimley Johnson. First edition, 1927.

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CCWSH0306a-d spines close-up

Letters of the Late Rev. Mr. Laurence Sterne, To his most Intimate Friends. 1775.

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