1860 Rare Victorian Book - The Pilgrim's Progress from this World to that which is to come. Illustrated by John Gilbert.
This beautiful book has been sold...
Please search for other similar books from our bookseller friends!
Author: Bunyan, John. Illustrated by John Gilbert.
Title: The Pilgrim's Progress from This World to That Which Is to Come.
Publisher: London, Routledge, Warne and Routledge,1860.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7.5 " X 5 ".
Pages: 360 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good Victorian full morocco leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, some light foxing, toning and staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful illustrations by John Gilbert. (engraved by the Brothers Dalziel).
The book: Attractive Victorian 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.
The illustrator : John Dawson Watson RWS (20 May 1832 – 3 January 1892) was a British painter, watercolorist, and illustrator. He was educated King Edward VI Grammar School, Sedbergh School and Manchester School of Design. His son was the Impressionist painter Dawson Dawson-Watson.Watson exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1853 to 1890, the British Institution, the Society of British Artists Suffolk Street, Royal Watercolour Society, and the Grosvenor Gallery. He was famous for his paintings of genre scenes, often of children. His pictures were usually small, painted on panel or board, and showed a Pre-Raphaelite feeling for colour and detail. He was also a prolific and notable illustrator, producing many designs for books and periodicals. He worked for Once a Week, Good Words, London Society and others; among the many books he illustrated were Pilgrim's Progress, Arabian Nights, and Watt's Diine and Floral Songs. Works by him are in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Norwich and Liverpool.
Share this Product
1860 Rare Victorian Book - The Pilgrim's Progress from this World to that which is to come. Illustrated by John Gilbert. Price List