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Shelfmark Collins 704
Held By BL
Country England
Period 19c
Cover Material Leather (unspecified)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold; spine gold lettered and panelled
Style Centrepiece
Edges Gilt
BookBinder West, B
Owner
Author Bunyan, John
Title The Pilgrim's progress : from this world to that which is to come; delivered under the similitude of a dream.
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication [ca. 1860-1870]
References
Notes London: Religious Tract Society. [Bungay] John Childs and Son, printers. Book size: 110x168x32mm. Ticket size: 19x12mm. Bunyan (John) The pilgrim's progress. Portrait, 16 plates, pp. vi, 3-378, upper blank margins a bit water stained, a few leaves at the end with some other stains, black leather, sides gilt with central plaque partly infilled with lines of dots within rules, diamond shaped centre piece, spine gilt in compartments, g.e., pale yellow endpapers, by Benjamin West, Clerkenwell, with his diamond shaped ticket (black on yellow) on rear pastedown, corners a bit worn, front free endpaper torn out, London, RTS, (printed by John Childs [Bungay]), c. 1860-70 £35. Quite late for a West binding; it is a pity that the book cannot be more firmly dated.
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