London: William Pickering, 1844. 3 volume set, 6 1/2 inches tall. A smart, good looking full mid Victorian calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and gilt tooling to the panels. The boards are framed with double gilt and single blind fillets and the gilt embossed prize stamp of Rugby School on the upper boards. A little grubby and rubbed but overall a fine set. With 2 armorial bookplates and an ink inscription on each title page reading: '4th Comp (?) Prize H. R. Scott Xmas 1848 Rugby. A handsome set of this celebrated collection of essays by one of England's great poets.