From this World to that which is to come
Often considered the first novel is written in English, John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress (1678), a work of religious fiction, is also a very influential work of Christian philosophy.
The author dreams about a man named Christian, who is struggling with his spirituality. He is visited by Evangelist, a spiritual guide, who orders him to go to the Celestial City, Mount Zion. Christian’s wife and children refuse to leave their home and accompany him, so he abandons them.
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A hardcover edition with embossed leather cover and gilt lettering. There is a repair to the spine and a tear to the marbled front and back inside pages. Some pages are also loose. There is toning and heavy foxing throughout but the text and black and white etchings are clear and legible. There is rubbing to the edges of the book and the boards are stained and rubbed.
No publication date visible but circa 1880’s.
Published by Cassell, Petter, and Galpin.
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