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The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman. Vol. VII[-VIII].

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768 author.
Distribution:
London : Printed for T. Becket and P.A. Dehont ..., MDCCLXV [1765]
Format/Description:
Book
2 volumes ; 16 cm (8vo)
Fingerprint:
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Subjects:
Fiction -- Authorship -- Fiction.
Infants -- Fiction.
Fetus -- Fiction.
English fiction -- 18th century.
Form/Genre:
Stream of consciousness fiction.
Experimental fiction.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
Anonymous. By Laurence Sterne. With the author's signature "L. Sterne" on page [1] of volume 7.
First edition of volumes 7 and 8. See Monkman.
The first edition of "Tristram Shandy" was issued in nine volumes from 1760 to 1767. The first eight volumes were published in pairs, and the ninth by itself. Some individual volumes (or pairs of volumes) were also issued in editions other than first during the same time period.
Signatures: v. 7: [A]1 B-L⁸ ; v. 8: [A]1 B-K⁸ L⁶.
Pagination: v. 7: [2], 160 pages ; v. 8: [2], 156 pages.
"Distinguishable from [1770] reprint by setting of ’GENTLEMAN’ with initial G larger than rest of word."--ESTC.
Errata for both volumes on title page verso of volume 7.
In volume 7, chapter XXXIII is wrongly numbered XXXIV; misnumbering continues to the end of the volume.
Local notes:
Singer-Mendenhall copy housed with: Sterne, Laurence. The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman. Vol. I[-II]. London : Printed for R. and J. Dodsley ..., MDCCLX [1760].
Singer-Mendenhall copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 1934 by Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Singer in honor of Godfrey F. Singer.
Kislak Center Day Sterne Collection copies 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 acquired from Geoffrey Day in 2018.
Day Sterne Collection copy 1 imperfect: volume 8 only.
Day Sterne Collection copy 1: volume 8 has illegible autograph at head of title leaf.
Day Sterne Collection copy 1: volume 8 has wormhole in tail margin of front pastedown, front free endleaves, and leaves [A]1-F7.
Day Sterne Collection copy 3: each volume has early autograph ("J. Stark") on blank leaf following front free endpaper.
Day Sterne Collection copy 3: volume 7: top half of leaf B1 excised and replaced with a blank leaf on which the missing text has been supplied in manuscript in dark ink on the recto and blue ink on the verso.
Day Sterne Collection copy 4: volume 7 has autograph of Laurence Sterne on leaf B1r.
Day Sterne Collection copy 4 bound in 1 volume and housed in slip case.
Day Sterne Collection copy 5 imperfect: volume 8 only.
Day Sterne Collection copy 5 has on front pastedown armorial bookplate of William Hardman (1746-1813) of Manchester, England, with ms. numeral ("3"); autograph of the same person ("Wm. Hardman N. 3") at head of title leaf.
Day Sterne Collection copy 5 has laid in 3 x 5" index card with manuscript notes in red ink.
Day Sterne Collection copy 5: left board detached.
Day Sterne Collection copy 6 has on front pastedown armorial bookplate of John Rodolphus Reichenberg (approximately 1738-1800).
Day Sterne Collection copy 6: boards detached and damaged; spine damaged.
Day Sterne Collection copy 7 bound in 1 volume with: Sterne, Laurence. The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman. Vol. V[-VI]. London : Printed for T. Becket and P.A. Dehondt ..., MDCCLXII [1762].
Day Sterne Collection copy 7 has laid in armorial bookplate of Thomas Hesilrige (arms: argent, a chevron vert between three hazel leaves slipped of the same with a mullet gules for difference; crest: on a chapeau gules turned up ermine, a man's head in profile couped at the neck proper), possibly to be identified with Sir Thomas Maynard Hesilrige, 10th Baronet Hesilrige (1740-1817).
Day Sterne Collection copy 7 housed in clamshell case; right board detached.
Penn Provenance:
Singer, Jacob (donor) (Singer-Mendenhall copy)
Singer, Leah (donor) (Singer-Mendenhall copy)
Singer, Godfrey F. (honoree) (Singer-Mendenhall copy)
Day, Geoffrey (former owner) (Day Sterne Collection copy 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7)
Stark, J. (autograph) (Day Sterne Collection copy 3)
Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768 (autograph) (Singer-Mendenhall copy)
Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768 (autograph) (Day Sterne Collection copy 2, 4 & 7)
Hardman, William, 1746-1813 (autograph) (bookplate) (Day Sterne Collection copy 5)
Reichenberg, John Rodolphus, approximately 1738-1800 (bookplate) (Day Sterne Collection copy 6)
Hesilrige, Thomas (bookplate) (Day Sterne Collection copy 7)
Penn Chronology:
1765
Cited in:
ESTC T14820
Cross, W.L. Sterne (3rd ed.), page 602
Monkman, K. Florida edition of the works of Laurence Sterne, volume 2, appendix 5, VII-1, VIII-1
Contributor:
T. Becket and P.A. de Hondt, bookseller.
Geoffrey Day Collection of Laurence Sterne (University of Pennsylvania)
Collection of British and American Fiction, 1660-1830 (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
52421329
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