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Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768, author.

The life & opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman / by Laurence Sterne ; with 15 engravings on copper by J.E. Laboureur.

Additional Title(s):

Life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman

Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire : Golden Cockerel Press, 1929-1930.
Physical Description:
3 volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3714 .T74 1929
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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"This book was printed by Robert and Moira Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire, and completed on the 28th day of January, 1930. The text is taken from the edition of 1780, the configurations being engraved by Eric Gill. Composiors: F. Young and A.H. Gibbs. Pressman: A.C. Cooper. The edition is limited to 500 copies."--Colophon of volume 3.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 66
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 499 of 500. Bound in red buckram.
Subject Terms:
Clergy -- Fiction.
England -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Fiction -- Authorship -- Fiction.
Private press books -- England -- Waltham Saint Lawrence -- Specimens.
Young men -- England -- Fiction.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- Waltham Saint Lawrence.
Engravings -- 1929-1930.
Gibbings, Moira, printer.
Gibbings, Robert, 1889-1958, printer.
Gill, Eric, 1882-1940, engraver.
Laboureur, Jean Emile, 1877-1943, engraver.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.

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