THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMAN. Laurence STERNE.
THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMAN
THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMAN
THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMAN
THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMAN
THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMAN
THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMAN
THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMAN
THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMAN
THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMAN
THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMAN

THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMAN

1760. Item #90162

STERNE, Laurence. THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMAN. . London, R. and J. Dodsley, 1760-61 (Volumes I-IV). London: T. Becket and P.A. Dehondt, 1762-67 (Volumes V-IX). Nine octavo volumes. Volumes III-IX first editions; I and II are second editions. Volumes V, VII and IX are signed by Sterne on the first text page of each. Volume I has a frontispiece after William Hogarth. Volume III has the marbled plate, as called for, but lacks its frontispiece. Half-titles in volumes IV, VI, IX. Errata for volumes VII and VIII printed on verso of title-page in volume VII. Bound in early full calf, nicely rebacked with period numbering. The joints of volume I are a bit tender now, but all the others are sound. The final text leaves in volume III are loose. There is occasional, light foxing to some endpapers and/or fly-leaves; otherwise the text leaves are clean. Volume IX has two lines of (non authorial) writing in a contemporary hand (from Robert Burns' "A Man's a Man for a' That") at the bottom of page [vi]. Engraved armorial bookplate in volume I.

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