BYRON, George Gordon, Lord. The Works, London: John Murray, 1818. Volumes I-VI, small 8°, contemporary calf, wide roll tool border in gilt and blind, flat spines with lettering-pieces and decorative labels in contrasting black calf (joints rubbed but sound, a few labels slightly chipped), marbled endpapers and edges.
CHAUCER, Geoffrey. The Canterbury Tales, edited by Thomas Tyrwhitt, London: William Pickering, 1830. 6 volumes, 8°, half titles, engraved frontispiece after T. Stothard, contemporary calf, sides with single gilt fillet and crest of the Cowley Powles family, gilt panelled spines with contrasting morocco lettering-pieces (joints a little rubbed and tender, some scuff marks), marbled edges. Provenance: Anna Hills, book label; R. Cowley Powles, armorial bookplate.
SWIFT, Jonathan. The Select Works, London: for Hector McLean, 1826. 5 volumes, 12° in half sheets, engraved frontispieces and plates plates (? lacking frontispiece to vol. II), contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, sides with elaborate border of flowers and tendrils, spine compartments lettered in gilt and decorated with a laurel crown (small ink stain to spine of vol. I, and small hole to spine of vol. V), g.e. Provenance: Philip Reade, Woodpark, bookplate. With an 1823 edition of Santillane's Gil Blas, translated by Smollet, in 3 volumes. (20)