36 volumes in 18. 12mo. Uniformly finely bound in full contemporary straight grained morocco, ornately gilt on the spines and covers with a central lyre device to each board, all edges gilt. Contained in a purpose built brass inlaid miniature glass fronted cabinet bookcase, the moulded top centred by a brass inlaid lyre, matching the design on the bindings, over a glazed brass strung door, on ogee bracket feet, the whole 15 inches high. Each of the 18 volumes has a unique FOREDGE PAINTING of an English pastoral scene hidden under the gilt foredge. SPECIALIST SHIPPING WILL REQUIIRED - FURTHER IMAGES CAN BE SUPPLIED ON REQUEST.
Title: Elegant Extracts. Poetry, 6 volumes; Prose, 6 volumes; Epistles, 6 volumes. Complete set of 18 volumes. [or 36 volumes in 18].
Publisher: John Sharpe, c. 1810.:
Seller ID: 36180