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Auction archive: Lot number 16

The Pilgrim's Progress from This World to That Which is to Come

Estimate
US$300 - US$500
Price realised:
US$300
Auction archive: Lot number 16

The Pilgrim's Progress from This World to That Which is to Come

Estimate
US$300 - US$500
Price realised:
US$300
Beschreibung:

Title: The Pilgrim's Progress from This World to That Which is to Come Author: Bunyan, John Place: London Publisher: George Newnes Date: 1901 Description: 2 volumes bound in 1. [6], 228; [3], 210 pp. With frontispieces and numerous plates illustrated by Edmund J. Sullivan. (8vo), bound in paneled decoratively embossed calf with hand-painted sunken panels on top boards, gilt spine, gilt top edge. No. 9 of 25 copies printed on Japanese vellum. Signed by the artist at the limitation of each volume. Wonderfully bound and illustrated edition of Bunyan's classic, printed on Japanese vellum. Striking vellucent binding, perhaps the work of Cedrick Chivers, though his signature is not found. Lot Amendments Condition: Areas of staining to calf, rubbing to extremities; front hinge cracked, ownership signature to front pastedown; very good. Item number: 298129

Auction archive: Lot number 16
Auction:
Datum:
9 Aug 2018
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

Title: The Pilgrim's Progress from This World to That Which is to Come Author: Bunyan, John Place: London Publisher: George Newnes Date: 1901 Description: 2 volumes bound in 1. [6], 228; [3], 210 pp. With frontispieces and numerous plates illustrated by Edmund J. Sullivan. (8vo), bound in paneled decoratively embossed calf with hand-painted sunken panels on top boards, gilt spine, gilt top edge. No. 9 of 25 copies printed on Japanese vellum. Signed by the artist at the limitation of each volume. Wonderfully bound and illustrated edition of Bunyan's classic, printed on Japanese vellum. Striking vellucent binding, perhaps the work of Cedrick Chivers, though his signature is not found. Lot Amendments Condition: Areas of staining to calf, rubbing to extremities; front hinge cracked, ownership signature to front pastedown; very good. Item number: 298129

Auction archive: Lot number 16
Auction:
Datum:
9 Aug 2018
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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