A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy (page 1/3)

[picture: Front Cover]

Title: A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

Author: Sterne, Laurence

Published by: J. B. Lippincott & co.

City: Philadelphia

Date: 1885

Total items: 17

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Flying cherub firing an arrow]

Flying cherub firing an arrow

A winged cupid, a naked boy with wings sprouting from his shoulder-blades, holds an arrow ready to fire. Where his arrow lands, someone will fall in love. I have included both a large size and smaller ones, so that you can use this happy little curly-haired putti on Valentines’ [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: The Butler.]

The Butler.

The butler holds out a piece of paper or a small book. He is drssed in Eighteenth-century costume. [$]

[picture: Poor Marksman]

Poor Marksman

Cupid is watching a Frenchman practice his archery, shooting arrows at a heart on a pole. [more...] [$]

[picture: Presented with the passport]

Presented with the passport

the Count de B—— entered, with my passport in his hand. (p. 147) [more...] [$]

[picture: Postilion galloping uphill]

Postilion galloping uphill

A passenger in a two-wheeled carriage (a chaise) is being pulled up a steep hill by a pair of horses, the driver, or postilion, is gesturing up the hill. [more...] [$]

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Extracts and pictures from A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne, with illustrations by Maurice Leloir, Comprising 220 drawings in the text, and 12 full-page compositions.

The full-page plates are photogravures using the Goupil process. I bought my copy for $50 in Decemer 2007 at a bookstore in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, but it has water damage.

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