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: The Grace]

The Grace

If the supper was to my taste, the grace which followed it was much more so. (p. 202) [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: The Conquest 2: Walking down the stairs]

The Conquest 2: Walking down the stairs

If nature has so wove her web of kindness, that some threads of love and desire are entangled with the piece, must the whole web be rent in drawing them out? Whip me such stories, [...] thy Providence shall place me for the trials of my virtue, whatever is my danger, whatever is my situation, let me feel the movements which rise out of it, and which belong to me as a man—and, if I govern them as a good one, I will trust the issue to thy justice; for thou hast made us, and not we ourselves. [more...] [$]

[picture: Maria]


A photogravure: Maria. Here, a girl sits by a river-bank petting her dog; she has a flute on her lap, wears her long hair loose, and has a lace bodice. Next to her sits a man (the author), wearing a hat and coat, and shoes with knee-length [...] [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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