ELEGANT SET IN FULL STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
ADDISON, Steele, Drake et al. ~ The British Classics. Comprising: The Tatler (volumes I-IV); The Spectator (volumes V-XII); The Guardian (volumes XIII-XIV); The Adventurer (volumes XV-XVIII); Drake’s Essays (volumes XIX-XXI).
London: Printed by C. Whittingham for John Sharpe, 1804-1805
21 volumes, 6.5 inches tall. An elegant Georgian full straight grain morocco with gilt bands, ornate centre tools, dentelles and all edges. A triple fillet frames the boards. Full page engraved plates throughout. slight rubbing and scuffing but no splitting or loss. A neat ink previous owner's name on the reverse of the paste down endpaper.