London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1906. Item #00852
An Elegantly Printed Edition of
One of the Most Significant Works of Religious English Literature
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). , 327, [1 blank] pp. Title-page printed in red and black.
Bound by Bayntun in early twentieth-century three-quarter dark blue polished calf ruled in gilt over blue cloth boards. Spine with five raised bands and red and green morocco gilt lettering labels, marbled endpapers. Printed on handmade watermark rag paper. Top of spine and joints a little rubbed otherwise excellent.
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.