1881 Rare Victorian Book - The Pilgrim's Progress with Stothard Illustrations In Permanent Photography.
Author: Bunyan, John. Illustrated by T. Stothard, R.A.
Title: The Pilgrims Progress From This World To That Which Is To Come With Twelve Illustrations by T. Stothard R.A. Reproduced In Permanent Photography.
Publisher: London, Bickers & Son, 1881. First thus.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8.5 " X 5 ".
Pages: x11-379-(16) pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good, near fine full Victorian decorated cloth binding (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover. Scarce in this binding in such a great condition!
Content: Very good content (bright and clean, some foxing and staining - as shown, small gift note of a previous owner on the front endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Beautifully illustrated with Twelve Illustrations by T. Stothard R.A. Reproduced In Permanent Photography.
The book: Scarce in this binding condition and 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.
The illustrator: Thomas Stothard RA (17 August 1755 – 27 April 1834) was an English painter, illustrator and engraver. His son, Robert T. Stothard was a painter (fl.1810): he painted the proclamation outside York Minster of Queen Victoria's accession to the throne in June 1837
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