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    Laurence Sterne in Beautiful Zaehnsdorf Bindings

    Laurence Sterne. 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. London: J. Johnson, et al., 1803. Large paper edition. Four octavo volumes. 480; 448; 426; 434 pages. Engraved frontispiece with engraved plates and vignettes. Marbled paper plate at Volume I, pages 267-268. Custom full red morocco with five raised bands by Zaehnsdorf. Gilt decoration and titles. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Lightly rubbed with some softly bumped corners. Mild darkening to backstrips. Offsetting to endpapers with minor toning to pages. A front flyleaf of Volume I with abrasions, possibly from removal of something once tipped on. A near fine set.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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