Chicago: W.B. Conkey & Company. Hardcover. 5"x6.75". 170 pgs. No date. Blue cloth boards. Painted cover in red green and yellow faded. Young People's Cloth Library. Advertisements on back cover and back of book. Conclusion poem at end of story. Fifty illustration by various artists in B&W. Much wear and fraying to edges. 1.5" tear to top edge of spine. Pages crisp and toned. Publisher was in business from 1877-1949. Gift plate inside front cover. Hinges loose exposing muslin. Used - Good. Item #8224
This famous story of man's progress through life in search of salvation remains one of the most entertaining allegories of faith ever written. Set against realistic backdrops of town and country, the powerful drama of the pilgrim's trials and temptations follows him in his harrowing journey to the Celestial City.
Along a road filled with monsters and spiritual terrors, Christian confronts such emblematic characters as Worldly Wiseman, Giant Despair, Talkative, Ignorance, and the demons of the Valley of the Shadow of Death. But he is also joined by Hopeful and Faithful.
An enormously influential 17th-century classic, universally known for its simplicity, vigor, and beauty of language, The Pilgrim's Progress remains one of the most widely read books in the English language. Goodreads 4.0.