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STERNE, Laurence (1713--1768)
[Sentimental journey. French. Frenais. 1776]
Voyage sentimental, par M. Sterne, sous le nom d'Yorick, traduit de l'anglois par M. Frenais. ...
A Neuchatel, de l'imprimerie de S. Fauche, libraire du Roi,, 1776.
[4], viii, 207, [1]; [4], 205, [1] p. ; 16.0 cm. (12º)

Two parts in one volume, each with a title-page, half title and separate pagination and register. Head pieces and tail pieces. Frénais's translation of A sentimental journey through France and Italy was first published in in 1769, a year after the first edition of the original work (q.v.).

Copy Notes Some pencil underlinings with a vocabulary note in the preface, possibly by Soane. This is probably the 'Voyage Sentimental' recorded in the manuscript list of Soane's library c. 1782, in his 'Notes Italy and Italian Language' (SM Vol 162), pp. 291--287 (q.v.). See Du Prey, John Soane's architectural education (1972), appendix B, pp. 354--363, no. 12.

Binding C18th calf, gilt edges, gilt-ruled spine, red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 1094

Additional Names Frénais, Joseph Pierre

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