1857 Victorian Book in Scarce Binding - The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan


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Author : Bunyan, John. Notes. by Thomas Scott; Essay by Josiah Conder.
Title : The Pilgrim's Progress, from This World to That Which is to Come; Containing His Authenticated Third Part The Travels of the Ungodly.
Publisher : Philadelphia : Leary & Getz, 1857.
Language : Text in English
Size : 9 " X 6 "
Pages : 668 pages + publisher's catalog
Binding : Very good, near fine exquisite and attractive full Victorian decorated red leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover. Scarce publisher original binding.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean) .
Illustrations : Illustrated with a color chromolithograph title page and 16 full page plates.


The book : Scarce and  very attractive edition of The Pilgrim's Progress from This World, to That Which Is to Come which is a 1678 Christian allegory written by John Bunyan. It is regarded as one of the most significant works of religious English literature, has been translated into more than 200 languages, and has never been out of print. It has also been cited as the first novel written in English.

The author: John Bunyan (30 November 1628 – 31 August 1688) was an English writer and Puritan preacher best remembered as the author of the Christian allegory The Pilgrim's Progress. In addition to The Pilgrim's Progress, Bunyan wrote nearly sixty titles, many of them expanded sermons.


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