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The Works of Laurence Sterne - Containing I. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy Gent. II. A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy III. Sermons IV. Letters with a Life of the Author
London: W. Strahan et al, 1780. Ten volumes complete - Volume One - xx, [4], 296pp; Volume Two - [4], 307pp, [1]; Volume Three - [6], 288pp; Volume Four - [8], 264pp; Volume Five - [4], 242pp; Volume Six - [12], 284pp; Volume Seven - [8], 276pp; Volume Eight - [8], 280pp; Volume Nine - xx, 209pp, [1] and Volume Ten - vii, [1], 198pp. Contemporary uniform full tree calf, smooth backs, spines divided into six panels, morocco title label to second panel, contrasting morocco volume label to third, remaining panels with a variety of rolls in gilt, covers with frame made up of a gilt roll enclosed by single fillets, gilt roll to edges, spot patterned marbled endpapers. Couple of chips to spine ends with slight loss, corners bumped, rubbed to extremities with slight loss to gilt in a couple of places. Occasional light browning and foxing internally, with previous owners name to head of titles, but generally fairly bright and clean. With nine engraved plates, (of probably ten), lacking the portrait frontispiece in volume one, but with the black page, the marbled page and the squiggle page in Tristram Shandy. Reprint. Full Calf. Good. 12mo.
      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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