London: T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt, 1768. First Edition. Two vols., small 8vos; xx + 203, [ii] + 208pp, with both half titles and subscriber's list; edges trimmed and speckled; later three-quarter calf with gilt spines and black and red labels, by Bayntun. A professionally mended tear across one leaf in the second volume;. Item #205733
A bright, crisp, and handsome set of Sterne's second, and last, novel, published the year prior to his death. Sterne based the book upon his own experiences, albeit filtered through the persona of Mr. Yorick, a character he had created earlier in Tristram Shandy.