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STERNE, LAURENCE - The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Comprising the Humorous Adventures of Uncle Toby and Corporal Trim. The Works of Sterne

Philadelphia PA: J.B. Lippincott & Co, 1879. 1st Edition Thus. Hardcover. Illustrated by Darley. Green decorative cover with gilt print. Shows wear. There are 9 books in this one book and a section on the memoirs of the life and family of the late Reverend Mr. Laurence Sterne, the author. a novel by Laurence Sterne. It was published in nine volumes, the first two appearing in 1759, and seven others following over the next seven years (vols. 3 and 4, 1761; vols. 5 and 6, 1762; vols. 7 and 8, 1765; vol. 9, 1767). It purports to be a biography of the eponymous character. Its style is marked by digression, double entendre, and graphic devices.Scarce.The quality of the book is good, but it does not have engravings and the one illustration in the front by Darley of "Uncle Toby" is not high quality. The cover page says the book is "beutifully illustrated" but it is not. Cover has some spotting and tears to top of spine, coloration is strong.; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 525 pages. Very Good with no dust jacket .
USD 149.97 [Appr.: EURO 138 | £UK 118.25 | JP¥ 22016] Book number 62159

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