London: John Sharpe. hardcover. 36 volumes bound in 18. Each volume has an engraved title page. 12mo, red 3/4 morocco over marbled boards. Delicately gilt-tooled spines, marbled edges and endpapers. London: John Sharpe, (no date, circa 1820). Some very light scattered foxing, mostly on the engraved pages. Otherwise, a near fine, beautifully bound set. near fine.
Consisting of: Elegant Extracts... from the Most Eminent British Poets (6 vols). Elegant Extracts... from the Most Eminent Prose Writers (6 vols). Elegant Epistles from the Most Eminent Epistolary Writers (6 vols). Instructive, Moral, and Entertaining.