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The Works of Laurence Sterne in Ten Volumes Complete, Containing The Life and Opinions of Tristan Shandy, A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, Sermons, Letters, and A Life of the Author (10 Volume Set)
London: Printed for W. Strahan, et al, 1780. Complete 10 volume 1780 first British edition, printed for W. Strahan, et al, London. Size: 12mo. Full polished leather, with 5 raised spine bands. Red and green leather spine labels, with giltstamped titles. Giltstamped floral spine panel decorations and borders. Marbled endpapers. "Volume the First", (xxiv), 296pp., with frontis woodcut of Sterne, and 1 text woodcut. "Volume the Second", (iv), 307pp, with marbling on pages 111 and 112, and 2 woodcuts. "Volume the Third", (vi), 288pp. with 1 woodcut. "Volume the Fourth", (viii), 264pp. 2 woodcuts. "Volume the Fifth", (iv), 242pp. 2 woodcuts. "Volume the Sixth", (xii), 284pp. "Volume the Seventh", (viii), 276pp. "Volume the Eighth", (viii), 280pp. "Volume the Ninth", xx, 209pp., with frontis woodcut. "Volume the Tenth", (viii), 198pp. All 10 volumes are solid, although there is cracking on many of the outer hinges. Moderate scuffing to boards, and age toning to top edges. Scattered light foxing, here and there in text. Each volume has the armorial bookplate of Richard Oliver A.M. on the front pastedowns. Overall condition: Good.. First British Edition. Full-Leather. Good.
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