3 1/2 x 6 in., 32mo. London: printed by A. W. for J. Clarke, at the Golden Ball in Duck Lane. Contemporary sheep binding. Part I is 1727, the twenty-second edition. Part II is 1726, the thirteenth edition. Part III is probably 1725, the eleventh edition. Part I - frontis, title pg., Author's Apology, 205 pp. Part II - frontis, title pg., preface, 179 pp. Part III - frontis, title pg., preface, To His Worthy Friend, These Lines are Humbly Recommended, 138 pp. Followed by The Life and Death of John Bunyan, 31 pp., with A Short Elegy on verso of final pg. Part III is London: printed for A. Bettesworth, at the Red Lion in Pater-noster-row. ESTC lists this edition as 1725(?). Part I has 14 woodcuts plus frontis, Part II has 4 woodcuts plus frontis. Contemporary binding has stamped decorations to the front. Condition is VERY GOOD ; expertly rebacked with the greater part of the original spine retained. Lacks original blanks. Some margins trimmed. Text mildly browned, very clean. Small tissue repair to title pg, Part I. Front pastedown has the etched bookplate of Maurice Baring (1874-1945) an English man of letters of some note. Bunyan. RGR. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS FROM THIS WORLD TO ...
Publisher: printed by A. W. for J. Clarke, and A. Bettwrworth, at the Red Lion in Pater-noster-row 1727, 1726, 1725
Publication Date: 1727
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: twenty-second edition.
Book Description printed for W. Johnston, H. Woodfall, J. Rivington, W. Strahan, R. Baldwin, B. Law, and J. Fuller 1767, 1765, London, 1767. Condition: Very Good. thirty-second edition. 3 1/2 x 6 1/4 in., 32mo. Part I - London: printed for W. Johnston, H. Woodfall et al. Part II - printed for W. Johnston, H. Woodfall, et al. 1761. Part III - London: printed for L. Hawes and Company at the Red Lyon, etc. 1765. Part 1 - frontis, title pg., Author's Apology, 203 pp. Part II - frontis, title pg., Preface, 179 pp. Part III - Preface, To a Friend, These Lines, 119 pp. Life and Death of John Bunyan, A Short Elegy, i leaf of publisher's adverts. Part I has 14 woodcuts plus frontis, Part II has 4 woodcuts plus frontis. Later calf binding with incised rules, 5 raised spine bands, gilt spine titles. Replaced blanks. Condition is VERY GOOD ; mild wear, a little cracking at spine ends, some holes in spine, old paper label at top. Binding tight. Mrgins trimmed close but no loss of text. Paper moderately brown, text clean. Portrait frontis to Part III is lacking. Some small tears to text, tissue repair on pg 108 that onscures a bit of text and the woodcut on verso. Bunyan. RGR. Seller Inventory # 27024