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

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[picture: Front Cover]

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.

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: Maria, detail - faces - two people in love]

Maria, detail - faces - two people in love

Actually he is in love with her, but I am not sure she shared the feelings. This is a detail from the Maria photogravure, sized for wide-screen computer desktops. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Pulse.]

The Pulse.

Any one may do a casual act of good nature, but a continuation of them shows itis a part of the temperature; and certainly, added I, if it is the same blood which comes from the heart which descends to the extremes (touching her wrist), I am sure you must have one of the best [...] holding out her arm. So, laying down my hat, I took hold of her fingers in one hand, and applied the two forefingers of my other to the artery. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Conquest 3: Through the door]

The Conquest 3: Through the door

As I finished my address, I raised the fair fille de chambre up by the hand, and led her out of the room; she stood by me till I locked the door and put the key in my pocket, and then, the victory being quite decisive, and not till then, I pressed my lips to her cheek, and, taking her by the hand afain, led her safe to the gate of the hotel. (p. 159) [more...] [$]

[picture: At the bookseller]

At the bookseller

The bookseller climbs a ladder to reach a book, which he is about to hand to a customer, a lady in 18th century dress and bonnet, in this bookshop [US: bookstore]. [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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