Feb 23, 2012 - Sale 2269

Sale 2269 - Lot 58

Price Realized: $ 780
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(CRESSET PRESS.) Bunyan, John. The Pilgrim's Progress. 2 volumes. Illustrated with 6 wood-engraved plates by Blair Hughes-Stanton and 4 by Gertrude Hermes. Tall folio, original gilt-lettered vellum stained black, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, light rubbing to extremities and bands, some discoloration to rear cover of Volume 2; top edges gilt, others uncut; internally clean; publisher's folded prospectus reproducing 1 woodcut laid-in (some foxing); cloth slipcase, 3-inch split to upper corner, intermittent soiling. Norman J. Sondheim and Robert Walsingham Martin bookplates. number 176 of 195 copies on hand-made paper. London, 1928