Lot 53 of 613:
The Pilgrim's Progress finely bound  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
$300 - $500

The Pilgrim's Progress

Bunyan, John


Arthur L. Humphreys



(8vo), finely bound for the J. Robinson Company by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in blue polished calf, gilt tooled borders, gilt tooled spine with raised bands, red morocco spine label lettered in gilt; gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. 

Bunyan's classic work, finely bound. Sangorski & Sutcliffe bookbinders were established in London in 1901. It is considered to be one of the most important bookbinding companies of the 20th century, famous for its luxurious jeweled bindings that used real gold and precious stones in their book covers

Lot Amendments

Scuffing to leather and light sunning to spine and top edge of rear board, rubbing to extremities; faded ownership signature and chop stamps on front free endpapers, offsetting to front endpapers from ephemera laid in; very good.

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