EXQUISITE FULL REGENCY STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
JUVENAL (Decimus Junius Juvenalis) ~ The Satires. (DRYDEN, John, translated into English by).
London: Suttaby, 1812
Full morocco, 2 volumes bound in 1, complete, 5.25 inches tall. From a larger set of "The Works of the British Poets", hence the volume number on the spine. In 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. 2 engraved plates. An exquisite little volume.