(1628 - 1688)
John Bunyan was a tinkerer by trade. But following a prolonged spiritual and emotional crisis, he turned to preaching and religious writing. His most famous work, Pilgrim’s Progress, is an allegorical account of a Christian’s spiritual journey. It became one of the most popular books ever printed.
Junior Classics Volume 5 (1912)
Selections from older classics that have been appropriated by children such as Robinson Crusoe, Gulliver’s Travels and Pilgrim’s Progress for children from six to sixteen. Read for free online at HathiTrust.
The Land of Beulah (1974)
A selection from The Pilgrim’s Progress.
The Land of Far-Beyond (1973)
Pilgrim’s Progress (1939)
This is an abridged retelling of John Bunyan’s classic allegory about the Christian life. The text is by Mary Godolphin with illustrations by Robert Lawson. Stokes did not date its reprintings, but the war years editions are characterized by thinner paper. Stokes was sold to J.B. Lippincott in 1943 and they continued to publish new printings.
The Pilgrim’s Progress (1947)
An allegorical treatment of man’s quest for heaven. This cover was used on later impressions and the Everyman’s edition.