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The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman. Vol. I[-II].

Author/Creator:
Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768 author.
Edition:
The second edition.
Format/Description:
Book
2 volumes : illustration ; 16 cm (8vo)
Fingerprint:
byll rsy, e.r. alFe (3) 1760 (R) v.1
'she y.r- .-ll ceof (3) 1760 (R) v.2
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: pi⁴ A-L⁸ M² ; v. 2: A-L⁸ M⁴.
Pagination: v. 1: [8], 179, [1] pages ; v. 2: [2], 182 pages.
Engraved frontispiece by S. Ravenet after Hogarth in volume one.
"Press-Variants: pi1b: two states of frontispiece. In the second, a long-case clock and a hat have been added, and there are several smaller changes ... pi4a, 6–8: 'Your well wisher, and most humble Fellow-Subject The Author.' [or] 'I Your Well-wisher, and most humble Fellow-Subject, The Author.' The two press-variants occur together indiscriminately, creating four states of the edition."--Monkman.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Day Sterne Collection copies 1, 2, 3 and 4 acquired from Geoffrey Day in 2018.
Day Sterne Collection copy 1: volume 1: frontispiece is Monkman's state 2 (with long-case clock and hat); leaf pi4r, lines 6-8 read: Your Well-wisher, and most humble Fellow-Subject, The Author.
Day Sterne Collection copy 1: volume 1 has modern manuscript bibliographical notes in pencil on front free endpaper.
Day Sterne Collection copy 1: volume 2: folded paper slip with manuscript note regarding binding repair in red ink dated 10 May 1976 and signed "P" laid in; paper slip with portion of gold-stamped leather spine label affixed laid in; green paper slip with manuscript note in blue ink laid in.
Day Sterne Collection copy 1: each volume has early autograph ("J Stark"), volume 1 on front free endpaper and volume 2 on blank leaf following front free endpaper.
Day Sterne Collection copy 1: volume 2 has partially illegible autograph ("[...] Lawler[?]") on blank leaf following front free endpaper.
Day Sterne Collection copy 2 bound in one volume with: Sterne, Laurence. The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman. Vol. III[-IV]. London : Printed for R. and J. Dodsley ..., MDCCLXI [1761].
Day Sterne Collection copy 2: volume 1: frontispiece is Monkman's state 1 (without long-case clock and hat); leaf pi4r, lines 6-8 read: Your Well-wisher, and most humble Fellow-Subject The Author.
Day Sterne Collection copy 2: volume 1: early manuscript note ("By the Rd. Mr. Sterne, Prebendary of York.") on title leaf; a few manuscript marginal marks in text; manuscript manicule on leaf D5r.
Day Sterne Collection copy 2: each volume has autograph ("G. Lewis") on title leaf.
Day Sterne Collection copy 2 housed in clamshell case; left board and front free endpaper detached.
Day Sterne Collection copy 3 imperfect: volume 2 only.
Day Sterne Collection copy 3 has autograph ("A. Roddam") on title leaf.
Day Sterne Collection copy 3 has bookseller's printed description of this and three other volumes of Tristram Shandy (Sterne 38 and Sterne 39) laid in.
Day Sterne Collection copy 3 bound in original blue paper wrappers (dampstained; backstrip wanting); edges untrimmed; housed in clamshell case.
Day Sterne Collection copy 3: front wrapper detached.
Day Sterne Collection copy 4 imperfect: volume 1 only.
Day Sterne Collection copy 4: volume 1: frontispiece is Monkman's state 2 (with long-case clock and hat); leaf pi4r, lines 6-8 read: Your Well-wisher, and most humble Fellow-Subject, The Author.
Day Sterne Collection copy 4 has modern manuscript bibliographical notes in pencil on front free endpaper.
Penn Provenance:
Day, Geoffrey (former owner) (Day Sterne Collection copy 1, 2, 3 & 4)
Stark, J. (autograph) (Day Sterne Collection copy 1)
Lewis, G. (autograph) (Day Sterne Collection copy 2)
Roddam, A. (autograph) (Day Sterne Collection copy 3)
Penn Chronology:
1760
Cited in:
ESTC T14790
Cross, W.L. Sterne (3rd ed.), p. 600
Monkman, K. Florida edition of the works of Laurence Sterne, volume 2, appendix 5, I-2, II-2
Contributor:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, illustrator.
Ravenet, Simon François, 1706-1774, engraver.
Dodsley, Robert, 1704-1764, bookseller.
Dodsley, James, 1724-1797, bookseller.
Geoffrey Day Collection of Laurence Sterne (University of Pennsylvania)
Collection of British and American Fiction, 1660-1830 (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
215131621
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