Franklin

The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman : complete in nine volumes.

Author/Creator:
Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768 author.
Other Title:
Life of Tristram Shandy
Tristram Shandy
Distribution:
Vienna : Printed for R. Sammer, bookseller, MDCCXCVIII [1798]
Series:
Select works of Laurence Sterne M.A. ; v. 1-4.
Format/Description:
Book
9 volumes in 4 : illustrations ; 16 cm (12mo)
Fingerprint:
heit d.at i-ad tiry (3) 1798 (R) v.1
tom- ixc- thir inyo (3) 1798 (R) v.2
esnt o-de nyed -Tan (3) 1798 (R) v.3
s.ss e.e, tsed thdr (3) 1798 (R) v.4
Subjects:
Fiction -- Authorship -- Fiction -- Early works to 1800.
Infants -- Fiction -- Early works to 1800.
Fetus -- Fiction -- Early works to 1800.
English fiction -- 18th century.
Form/Genre:
Stream of consciousness fiction.
Experimental fiction.
Place of Publication:
Austria Vienna.
Notes:
Anonymous; by Laurence Sterne. Cf. Halkett & Laing.
Issued as vols. 1-4 of "The select works of Laurence Sterne M.A., in nine volumes."
Signatures: v. 1/2: A-Y⁸/⁴ Z1 ; v. 3/4: A-2A⁸/⁴ 2B⁴(-2B4) ; v. 5/6: A-S⁸/⁴ T⁶ ; v. 7/8/9: A-2A⁸/⁴.
Pagination: v. 1/2: 266 pages, [2] leaves of plates; v. 3/4: 248, 259-303, [1] pages, [2] leaves of plates; v. 5/6: 228 pages, [2] leaves of plates; v. 7/9: 288 pages, [2] leaves of plates.
Engraved frontispiece and letter-press title leaf of each volume are conjugate plates.
Engraved illustrations (frontispiece plates).
Woodcut illustrations.
Rectangular pieces of marbled paper mounted on p. 119-120 of the second vol. (i.e. of v. 3/4 of the work).
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has autograph of Carl Thiem, 1800.
Kislak Center Day Sterne Collection copy acquired from Geoffrey Day in 2018.
Penn Provenance:
Thiem, Carl (autograph) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Day, Geoffrey (former owner) (Day Sterne Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1798
Cited in:
ESTC T14753
Halkett & Laing (2nd ed.), III, p. 352
Contributor:
Sammer, Rudolph, publisher.
Collection of British and American Fiction, 1660-1830 (University of Pennsylvania)
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
English Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Geoffrey Day Collection of Laurence Sterne (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
24559437
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