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Laurence Sterne
The Works of Laurence Sterne; In Four Volumes: Containing The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gent.; A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy; Sermons,- Letters, &c. With A Life of the Author, Written by Himself. [Complete in 4 Vols.]
Printed for J. Johnson [and others], London, 1803. First Edition Thus. 8vo. xvii. 480pp.; 448pp.; 426pp. 434pp. + engraved title pages, the marbled page and the blank page. Bound in full calf of the period with blind-stamped and gold gilt decoration and titling. Edges are gold gilt. Marbled endpapers. Each volume bears the bookplate of Lord Penzance on the paste-downs. All 4 volumes are in VERY GOOD condition showing rubbing along the edges and corners with just marginal loss, spines very lightly chipped and furrowed, hinges somewhat rubbed, text-block with occasional light bouts of off-setting and spotting, otherwise the bindings are strong and tight, the text is unmarked, and the bindings remain bright and distinct. As pictured. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: North Books: Used & Rare [Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.]

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