THE LIFE OF MR. JOHN BUNYAN, by Joseph Ivimey - 1814


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An early printing of the biography of writer and Puritan preacher John Bunyan presented in full leather.

THE LIFE OF MR. JOHN BUNYAN, by Joseph Ivimey - 1814 Full Leather Binding

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The Life of Mr. John Bunyan: Author of the Pilgrim's Progress. In which it is Exemplified the Power of Evangelical Principles.

by Joseph Ivimey

Very scarce 1814 publication. Chapters cover Bunyan's account of himself previous to his conversion, an account of his call to the ministry, an account of his trial, conviction and imprisonment, his dying sayings and more. 307 pages. 4.5" by 7".

Published by E. E. Finch. Boston, MA. 1814.

Hardback is overall in FAIR condition.

  • Full leather is darkened with age showing signs of apparent wear.
  • The rear board shows a portion of the leather missing from the lower corner where remaining leather is peeling. Please see photos.
  • The boards show wear to the corners where the boards are partially exposed.
  • Significant edgewear has lead to exposed boards.
  • Front board is slightly bowed.
  • Staining to pastedowns and endpapers.
  • The spine features a red title block with gilt lettering and trim, darkened though intact and legible.
  • The spine tail shows an exposed portion of the textblock where the leather has worn and peeled away. Please see photos.
  • Ffep bears signature in ink which has left traces along the the facing pastedown.
  • Title page torn at gutter halfway down.
  • The textblock is darkened with foxing though has been preserved with all signatures firmly intact and the interior showing highly legible type.
  • No writing, highlighting, underlining or other intentional marks.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • JS20170325

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Subject: Biography & Autobiography
Topic: Religion
Original/Facsimile: Original
Binding: Leather
Publisher: E.E. Finch
Place of Publication: Boston MA
Year Printed: 18140000
Author: Joseph Ivimey
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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