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The Pilgrims' Progress, From This World to That Which is to Come, Delivered Under the Similitude of a Dream

By John Bunyan

1805

George Wilson : Leeds

8" by 5"

460pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

A nineteenth century edition of one of the most popular works in the English language, 'The Pilgrim's Progress', with four plates throughout.

This volume is the 'new edition' of this work, splitting it into three parts. This volume is complete in three parts. 'The Pilgrim's Progress' is a Christian allegory which has become one of the most significant works in the English literature, being translated into over two-hundred languages, and never being out of print since its initial publication in 1678. It is second only to the Bible in popularity in Christian literature works. John Bunyan was a Purtian preacher, as is best known for his work 'The Pilgrim's Progress'. He was jailed after the restoration of the monarchy as he refused to give up preaching him nonconformist ideas. He spent twelve years in jail during this stint, during which he begun work on 'Progress'. With four plates. This copy also includes 'The Author's Apology', 'The Author's Account of His Sending Forth the Second Part of his Pilgrims Progress', 'To His Worthy Friend, the Author of the Third Part of the Pilgrim's Progress, Upon the Perusal Thereof', and 'The Life and Death of Mr John Bunyan, Late Preacher of the Gospel in Bedford'.

CONDITION

In the original full calf binding. Externally, smart. Minor marking to the boards, mostly to the rear board. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities, with a little rubbing to the extremities. Rubbing to the spine, resulting in the joints being strained. Front hinge is strained closed to the textblock, and the rear hinge is starting but firm. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with the odd spot and some offsetting to some pages. Binding puncture marks close to the gutter. Small chip to the fore edge of the plate facing page 211. The occasional pencil annotations to the margins.

Overall Condition: Good

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