The Whole Works of The Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor, D.D.
London: Ogle, Duncan, and Co., 1822. 15 volume set, 9 inches tall. A magnificent set, attributed, but not signed by, C.Lewis, with wide gilt raised bands, triple gilt pallets framing the panels and triple gilt fillet framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. From the library of Robert J. Hayhurst. Portrait. Known as the "Shakespeare of Divines" for his poetic style of expression, Jeremy Taylor is frequently cited as one of the greatest prose writers in the English language. He achieved great fame and reputation as an author during the Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell.