The Works of Laurence Sterne, Complete in Eight Volumes (all 8 Volumes included)

Sterne, Laurence

Published by C. Bathurst, C. Nourse, T. Carnan, Etc., 1799
Condition: Good
From White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.)

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8vo - over 7¾. Book. Early complete set containing "The Life and Opinion of Tristram Shandy", "A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy, and continuation", "Sermons", "Letters", "The Fragment", "The Koran", "History of a Good Warm Watch-Coat", with a Life of the Author written by himself. Frontis plate of Sterne in vol 1. Considerable toning, sometimes foxing and other soilage, but pages still easily readable and generally in attractive condition. Bindings are all tight. Full calf is generally worn and dry on spine, more lustrous or healthy on boards. Still considable shelfwear to edges, and much of the gilt bordering rubbed. Vol 4 has slightly different gilt decoration on its spine and so is technically a mismatch to the rest of the set, but this is hardly noticeable. Newer spine labels attached. Old bookplate neatly pasted into FEP. Bookseller Inventory # 000656

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Title: The Works of Laurence Sterne, Complete in ...

Publisher: C. Bathurst, C. Nourse, T. Carnan, Etc.

Publication Date: 1799

Binding: Full Contemporary Calf

Book Condition:Good

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