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

Description

Letters of the Late Rev. Mr. Laurence Sterne, To his most Intimate Friends. With a Fragment in the Manner of Rabelais. To which are prefix'd, Memoirs of his Life and Family. Written by Himself and published by his Daughter, Mrs. Medalle, 3 vols, with: Sterne's Letters to his Friends on Various Occasions

The first volume contains 'Dedication, Epitaph, Preface, Memoirs and Letters I to XXVI'. 

Full calf with a frontispiece engraving of of "Lydia Sterne de Medalle" by Caldwall after West. 


Object history

Purchased in 1986 with signature of A. Lewis 1775 on initial blank; heraldic bookplate of Sir George Shiffner, Bart.; decorative bookplate of John Linley-Peel (Halifax)

Accession number

CCWSH:0306a

Dimensions

Height 160mm
Width 100mm

Author

Laurence Sterne

Date

1775

Publisher

Vols 1-3 printed for T Becket
Vol 4 printed for G Kearsley & J Johnson