The Holy War, Made By Shaddai Upon Diabolus,for The Regaining Of The Metropolis Of The World,
Printed and Sold by J. Bailey, 110 Chancery Lane.
Or the losing and taking again of the town of mansoul. a new edition.
12mo. 4 x 6.25 inches. 324 pp. Rebound in later half leather over green cloth, spine in compartments with raised bands and gilt titles. Deckled edges. Scattered foxing and a few early ink notes on top margins; otherwise a very good copy. A Christian allegorical novel first published in 1682 by John Bunyan (1628-88). The town of Mansoul is Man's Soul, led into rebellion by Diabolus. Shaddai, the Almighty, sends his son, Emmanuel, to redeem it. Scarce 1814 edition published by Bailey of Chancery Lane.
[Stock No. 26242]