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Antique (1844) hardcover book The Pilgrim's Progress written by John Bunyan. Book published by The Presbyterian Board of Education Philadelphia USA.
This hardcover book is complete at 554 pages | NO dust jacket (series was printed without dust jackets). This printing, in 1844, represents the third American printing of the book.
About the title: Regarded by many as one of the most significant works of religious English literature composed to date, the Pilgrim's Progress is a 17th-century Christian allegory written by John Bunyan. The tale is that of one man's progress through life in search of salvation. Set against realistic backdrops of town and country, the pilgrim's trials and temptations follow him in his harrowing journey to the Celestial City. The pilgrim must travel a road filled with monsters and spiritual terrors and emblematic characters such as the Worldly Wiseman, the Giant Despair, the Talkative, the Ignorance, as well as the demons of the Valley of the Shadow of Death, taking comfort always that Hopeful and Faithful are also traveling with him. An enormously influential 17th-century classic, universally known for its simplicity, vigor, and beauty of language, The Pilgrim's Progress remains one of the most widely read books in the English language and has been translated into more than 200 languages. A gem for the home library and a very good read, even today!
Condition: Book is in overall VERY GOOD! antique condition. Book shows only the most MILD stress to the bind. Spine and bind are in overall very good order with NO! pages separating from the bind. All text is clear and legible, all imagery bright and vivid with NO! fading apparent. Pages show MILD! foxing, for the age of the book. There is wear and rub to the corners and edges of the covers and some LIGHT! blemishes and scuff to the covers. Gold-embossed covers show MODERATE! wear. Book has NO! ripped or torn pages and NO! dog-eared corners. A few of the pages show small spots of water damage from dampness during a long period of storage, no doubt. There is an inscription written in pencil in the front overleaf and some of the internal pages have notations in the margins, also in pencil (please review each of the posted photos for a complete visual of the item).
Approximate measurements: 9-1/2" x 6" | complete at 554 pages | hardcover | no dust jacket
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