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Holy City Or, The New Jerusalem
London: 1665. Extremely Rare First Edition of ìThe Holy City,î a Survivor of the Great Fire of London BUNYAN, John. The Holy City: Or, The New Jerusalem: Wherein Its Goodly Light, Walls, Gates, Angels, and the manner of their standing, are Expounded: Also, Her Length and Breadth, Together with the Golden-Measuring-Reed, Explained: and The Glory of all unfolded. As also, The Numerousness of its Inhabitants: And what the Tree and Water of Life are, by which they are sustained. London: 1665. Rare first edition of The Holy City, derived from Bunyanís sermons preached at Bedford jail during his imprisonment there from 1660-1672. Small octavo. [16], 294 pp. [Bound together as the second work with:] BUNYAN, John. Come and Welcome to Jesus Christ. Or, a Plain and Profitable Discourse On John VI. Verse xxxvii. Shewing The Cause, Truth, and Manner of the Coming of a Sinner to Jesus Christ: With his Happy Reception, and Blessed Entertainment. The Tenth Edition. London: Printed for R. Ware..., 1750. Tenth edition (first published in 1678). 178, [1], [1, blank] pp. Woodcut portrait of John Bunyan, engraved frontispiece, and two woodcut illustrations. Eighteenth-century sprinkled calf. Smooth spine ruled in gilt and lettered in blind. Head of spine a little chipped. Slightly shaved, occasionally affecting catchwords in Come and Welcome, small portion torn from upper inner margin of first two leaves of The Holy City, affecting first word of title. Occasional light spotting or staining. Early ink ownership inscription of William March on p. 244 of The Holy City. A … [Click Below for Full Description]
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