London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1906. Item #00853
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.). , 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.