Laurence Sterne (Clonmel, 1713 - 1768, London)

A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy, 1768

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Object details

Accession number

8.b.2.18

Creators

  • Laurence Sterne (Clonmel, 1713 - 1768, London) - primary
  • T. Becket And P. A. De Hondt (active London, 1760 - ) - printer

Object Case

Presidents and Statesmen Case

Language

English

Publication Place

London

Description

2 v. ; 18 cm.

Provenance

Collection of the book collector Dr. David Hunt, Boston.
Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner at the Hunt sale, from the auctioneers and appraisers Charles F. Libbie & Co. Boston for $20 on 17 November 1891, lot 2751.


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Commentary

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