The Works of Laurence Sterne: In Four Volumes: Containing the Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gent.; A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy; Sermons,-Letters, &c. With a Life of the Author, Written by Himself. Vols. I to IV

STERNE, Laurence

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An Anglican clergyman, Laurence Sterne turned his parishes over to a curate upon discovering that his real talent was making people laugh. For the rest of his life he dedicated himself to writing, particularly the unusual novel "Tristram Shandy" which made him famous all over the Continent as well as Britain.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: J. Johnson et al
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1803
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    4 vols.: xvii, [5], 480; [6], 448; xii, 426; [8], 434 p. 22 cm. Frontispiece portrait at beginning of volume 1. Vol. 1 has another 9 b&w illustrations, two pages of coloured marble illustration, one genealogical chart, and a page of music. Another 19 b&w illustrations, mainly title vignettes throughout the remaining three volumes. Tree leather. Corners worn. Hinges and spine ends repaired. Occasional foxing and spotting. Ink signatures on title pages of last three volumes.

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