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BUNYAN, JOHN; BAYNTUN - Pilgrim's Progress, the

Title: Pilgrim's Progress, the
Description: London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1906. Bunyan Bound By Bayntun BUNYAN, John. The Pilgrim's Progress. [The Royal Library Chef d'Oeuvre Series]. London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1906. Octavo (9 1/8 x 6 5/8 inches; 233 x 166 mm.). [4], 327, [1 blank] pp. Title-page printed in red and black. Printed on handmade watermark rag paper. Bound by Bayntun in early twentieth-century three-quarter red polished calf, ruled in gilt, over blue cloth boards. Spine with five raised bands and maroon and blue morocco gilt lettering labels. Marbled endpapers. Top of spine a little rubbed otherwise near fine. An elegantly printed modern edition of Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress from This World to That Which Is to Come; Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream, originally published in February, 1678. A celebrated allegorical tale of Christian the pilgrim on his journey to the Celestial City, the Christian encounters both worthy companions and dreadful adversaries. .

Keywords: Bayntun Bindings Fine Printing Seventeenth-Century Literature

Price: US$ 450.00 Seller: David Brass Rare Books (ABAA/ILAB)
- Book number: 00853


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