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Pilgrim’s Progress [Fore-Edge Painting]

Pilgrim’s Progress [Fore-Edge Painting]

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Pilgrim’s Progress [Fore-Edge Painting]

by Bunyan, John

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London: L. and G. Seeley, 1840. Finely bound example with a foredge painting of a sailing ship initialed and dated 1840 of one of the most significant works of religious English literature, Pilgrim's Progress. Octavo, bound in full morocco, all edges gilt, 15 plates and illustrations, all hand-colored, with a fore-edge painting of a sailing ship initialed and dated 1840, engraved frontispiece. In very good condition. An nice presentation.

Synopsis

The Pilgrim's Progress from This World to That Which Is to Come is a Christian allegory written by John Bunyan and published in February, 1678. It is regarded as one of the most significant works of English literature, has been translated into more than 200 languages, and has never been out of print.

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Bookseller
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
120842
Title
Pilgrim’s Progress [Fore-Edge Painting]
Author
Bunyan, John
Book Condition
Used
Publisher
L. and G. Seeley
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1840
Keywords
john bunyan, pilgrim's progress

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Octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...
G
Good describes the average used and worn book that has all pages or leaves present. Any defects must be noted. (as defined by AB...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...

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