Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1979. William Blake. First Edition Thus [reprint of Limited Editions Club edition]. Full Leather with 22kt gold-stamping. Quarto (9 1/2" x 6 3/8"), full dark green leather with gilt lettering on spine, four raised hubs, and 22kt gold lettering and accents with rectilinear borders and elaborate embellishments; frontispiece colored sketch of Bunyan by Jeff Cornell plus 11 watercolors by William Blake; peach-colored ribbon page-marker; all edges gilt [a.e.g.]; peachy watered silk endpapers; xv, [xvi: blank] + 189,  pages on special woven stock. Weight: 1 lbs. 11 oz. As New / None. Item #7489
A wonderfully illustrated and richly created leather edition of this classic Christian allegory.
John Bunyan (1628 – 1688) was an English writer and Puritan preacher best remembered as the author of the Christian allegory The Pilgrim's Progress.
The illustrator, William Blake (1757 – 1827), was an English poet, painter, printmaker, and visionary. Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age.
EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION! Tight, bright, clean copy with immaculate plates.