The Works of Alexander Pope. Esq.. (Bound uniformly with) An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope.
London: Law; Johnson; et al., 1797 & 1806. 11 volume set, 8 3/4 inches tall. A very good looking set of this fine edition bound in 18th century full speckled calf. With raised bands, striking twin labels and delicate gilt and blind tooling in the panels. Armorial bookplate of Sir William Eden. Some rubbing and wear to the joints especially to the 2 volumes of 'Warton's Essay', which also have chips to the head caps, but all are still solid and firm. Alexander Pope was one of the greatest English poets of the early 18th century and also a celebrated translator and satirist of the Enlightenment era.