IMPORTANT EDITION IN A SPLENDID LATER FULL MOTTLED CALF
DRAYTON, Michael ~ The Works of Michael Drayton, Esq; A Celebrated Poet in the Reigns of Queen Elizabeth, King James I and Charles I.
London: W. Reeve, 1753
4 volume set, 8 inches tall. A very fine later full mottled calf (c.1890) with gilt raised bands, twin labels and gilt tooled panels. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Some very slight superficial surface loss to a long defunct insect. Engraved frontispiece. This is the first octavo edition of the Collected Works of this Elizabethan poet, a single volume folio edition having appeared in 1748. A splendid set.