Author: STERNE, Laurence
Publisher: London, Nimmo & Bain, 1883
First edition with these illustrations. Limited edition of 150 numbered copies on laid paper, with eight proof etchings on Japanese paper by Damman from original designs by Harry Furniss
8vo.,2 volumes handsomely bound by Ramage in half dark green morocco over marbled paper boards, ruled in gilt, spine panelled and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. Spine sunned to a mellow tan brown, but still an attractive copy.
Benjamin Damman (1835-1921), etcher and painter, was a pupil of Robert-Fleury and Desmet, learning etching from Charles Waltner. Harry Furniss (1854-1925) is perhaps best-known for his original illustrations for Lewis Carroll's 'Sylvie and Bruno' (1889).