Franklin

The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman.

Author/Creator:
Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768, author.
Distribution:
London : Printed for Joseph Wenman ..., 1783.
Format/Description:
Book
6 volumes : illustrations ; 13 cm (12mo)
Fingerprint:
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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:
England London.
Notes:
"Anonymous. By Laurence Sterne."--ESTC.
Signatures: v. 1: B-E¹² F⁸(-F8) ; v. 2: A⁴ B-E¹² F⁴ ; v. 3: A-E¹² (leaf E12 blank) ; v. 4: A-E¹² ; v. 5: A-D¹² E⁸ (leaf E8 blank) ; v. 6: A⁴ B-D¹² E⁸.
Pagination: v. 1: vi, [1], 6-109, [1] pages, [1] leaf of plates ; v. 2: 111, [1] pages, [1] leaf of plates ; v. 3: [2], 5-14, 17-93, 104-131, [3] pages, [2] leaves of plates ; v. 4: [8], 11-121, [1] pages, [1] leaf of plates ; v. 5: [2], 5-110, [4] pages, [1] leaf of plates ; v. [2], 5-98 pages, [1] leaf of plates.
Each volume has frontispiece engraving by Goldar, Birrell or Lemercier from drawings by Dodd.
Woodcut illustrations.
Volume 3 has marbled plate between pages 14 and 17.
Volume 5 has bookseller's advertisement on leaf E7.
Local notes:
Singer-Mendenhall copy has bookplate "M Bristoe, Southwell."
Singer-Mendenhall copy with 6 parts bound in 2 volumes.
Singer-Mendenhall copy acquired from Addison & Sarova Auctioneers (Lot 339, August 20, 2016 sale)
Day Sterne Collection copy bound in 2 volumes.
Day Sterne Collection copy: each volume has partially illegible dated manuscript inscription ("[...]RES. Nov. 5..1785") on front pastedown.
Kislak Center Day Sterne Collection copy acquired from Geoffrey Day in 2018.
Day Sterne Collection copy: first volume has folded yellow paper slip with bookseller's typescript description of this copy laid in.
Penn Provenance:
Bristoe, M. (bookplate) (Singer-Mendenhall copy)
Day, Geoffrey (former owner) (Day Sterne Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1783
Cited in:
ESTC N33621
Contributor:
Dodd, Daniel, illustrator.
Lemercier, Alfred, engraver.
Goldar, John, 1729-1795, engraver.
Birrell, A., active 1770-1820, engraver.
Wenman, Joseph, -1790, printer.
Collection of British and American Fiction, 1660-1830 (University of Pennsylvania)
Geoffrey Day Collection of Laurence Sterne (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
61655469
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