M P Manby signature

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Owner’s signature – M.P. Manby


A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy by Mr Yorick, new edition, 1780

Previous owner's inscriptions: M.P. Manby and T(?)Ramsey. Price code in top right hand corner of fep.

M P Manby, Esq., lived at Denver Cottage, Denver, in Norfolk.  His wife’s letter of June 10 1770, about forthcoming local marriages, is preserved in the manuscripts of the Marquess Townsend.  The death of M P Manby’s daughter at age 50, Miss Maria Spencer Manby, is listed in the August 1800 volume of The Monthly Magazine, which refers to ‘the late M P Manby’.

Object history

The book was purchased in 1986.

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Laurence Sterne