EXQUISITE FULL REGENCY STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
DRYDEN, John ~ The Poetical Works. (Bound together with) PHILIPS, John ~ The Poetical Works.
London: Sharpe, 1813 & 1807
4 volumes bound in 2, 5.25 inches tall. The Poetical Works of Dryden, complete in 3 volumes with The Poetical Works of Philips being the 4th volume. From a larger set of "The Works of the British Poets", hence the volume numbers on the spine. A beautiful Regency binding in full straight grain morocco with gilt raised bands, gilt centre tools and blind corner tools to the panels and all edges gilt. On both boards a Grecian lyre within a wreath is framed by elaborate blind tooling. Armorial bookplate. Engraved frontispieces to all 4 volumes. An exquisite little set.