The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman.: Sterne, Laurence

The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman.

Sterne, Laurence

Published by J. & R. Dodsley, London, 1760
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First edition, 9 volumes, small 8vo, 1 copper engraved plate after Hogarth; 2 pages printed in black in volume 1, pp. 169-70 in volume 3 are marbled, L2r in volume 6 is blank, all as issued; volume V lacks the blank leaf A1 (as in the Rothschild copy); half-title pages in vols. 4, 5, 6, and 9, as called for by Rothschild; volume 7 is in the first state with errata on verso of the title page, with Chapter XXIII misnumbered XXIV, and the word "Gentleman" on the title page in upper and lower case; the dedication in volume 9 is in setting 'b' (as in the Rothschild copy - and apparently no priority); signed by Sterne, as usual in volumes 5 and 7 (but not 9); later full speckled calf by Bedford, gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, morocco labels and lettering pieces in 2; all volumes rebacked with old spines laid down (some will loss). Leather boookplates in each volume of John Pierpont Morgan. Rothschild 1970. Bookseller Inventory # 46937

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Title: The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, ...

Publisher: J. & R. Dodsley, London

Publication Date: 1760

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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