The Pilgrim's Progress,

Bunyan (John)

The Pilgrim's Progress,

From this World to that which is to Come. Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream ... The thirty-sixth edition.

Description: 3 parts in one vol., the first part illustrated with 12 primitive full-page woodcuts, pp. [ii, blank], 264; [i, extra general title dated 1768], 166; 151, [1], 12mo, original publisher's plain calf, raised bands on spine, worn at extremities, short splits at either end of upper joint, snag at head of spine, old (near-contemporary) repair to lower cover by sewing, and traces of stitching around about a quarter of the edge, contemporary ownership inscription on recto of first leaf of Hannah Casson of Darfield Bridge (Yorks), the inscription repeated but ending with the more colloquial 'Brigge', good

Publication Details: Glasgow: Printed by John Robertson and sold at his shop, 1767 [1768]

Notes: Glasgow was the second provincial city (after Shrewsbury) to issue an edition of Pilgrim's Progress, in 1717, and second only to Edinburgh (first 1759) in the number of editions published. Before 1773 these Glasgow editions are recorded in only one or two locations in ESTC, in one case three; the present edition NLS and Auckland only. John Robertson published 15 editions between 1755 and 1795.

Bibliography: (ESTC T20085)

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Price: £450

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1767 [1768]

Stock Number: 49028

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