Laurence Sterne (Clonmel, 1713 - 1768, London)

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, 1760--1765

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Object details

Accession number

8.b.2.10

Creators

  • Laurence Sterne (Clonmel, 1713 - 1768, London) - primary
  • R. And J. Dodsley (active London, 1750 - 1797) - publisher

Object Case

Presidents and Statesmen Case

Language

English

Publication Place

London

Description

8 v., 16°

Provenance

Collection of author and collector Gerald E. Hart (1849-1936), Montreal .
Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner at the Hart sale from the auctioneers and appraisers Charles F. Libbie & Co., Boston on 18 April 1890, lot 2289.

Marks

Inscribed (vols. V and VII): L.Sterne


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Commentary

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