The Sermons of Mr. Yorick.
Volumes 1-4. [And] Sermons by the late Rev. Mr. Sterne. Volumes 5-7.
First editions of Sterne’s sermons except for volumes 3 and 4, both from a “New Edition”. A lovely set in a contemporary binding.
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Small octavo (157 92 mm), 7 volumes. Contemporary full sprinkled calf, spine gilt in compartments each with an orange morocco label, speckled edges. Housed in a cloth slipcase. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author in volume 1. Modern morocco ex-libris of “Michael Sharpe” to first volume, near-contemporary armorial bookplate to the versos of the title pages in each volume. Minor rubbing to extremities, a few small marks and scratches, joints just starting at the head to the front boards of two volumes, offset tanning near endpapers; an excellent set. A few instances of ink marginalia.