H M Fletcher
Stand
53

STERNE, Laurence (1713-1768) HEATH ROBINSON, Thomas (1869-1964) illustrator

A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy.

With 34 original drawings [One unused]

STERNE, Laurence (1713-1768) HEATH ROBINSON, Thomas (1869-1964) illustrator

A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy. London : Sands & Co. 1899

Description

8vo, 442, [6] pp, photogravure portrait frontispiece of Sterne and some 86 illustrations by T.H. Robinson in the text, publisher’s blue pictorial cloth gilt, all edges gilt, a fine copy, together with 34 of the original pen-and-ink drawings on stiff cards, 355x215mm, one of them not used, some lightly foxed or dust-stained.

Footnote

Perhaps overshadowed by his eccentric younger brother, William, Thomas is nevertheless regarded as one of the leading black-and-white artists of the early twentieth century. This edition of Sterne’s Sentimental journey was exceptionally profusely illustrated with some 86 separate illustrations, half-title vignettes, etc.

Price

£3500.00