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A True Relation Of The Holy War, Made By King Shaddai Upon Diabolus, For The Regaining Of The Metropolis Of The World; Or, The Losing And Taking Again Of The Town Of Mansoul, John Bunyan
1 A True Relation Of The Holy War, Made By King Shaddai Upon Diabolus, For The Regaining Of The Metropolis Of The World; Or, The Losing And Taking Again Of The Town Of Mansoul John Bunyan
Philadelphia Mí Carty and Davis 1818 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
John Bunyan was an English Christian writer and preacher, who is well known for his book "The Pilgrim's Progress." written in the form of an allegory, tells the story of the town "Mansoul" (Man's soul). Though this town is perfect and bears the image of Shaddai (Almighty) , it is deceived to rebel and throw off his gracious rule, replacing it instead with the rule of Diabolus. Though Mansoul has rejected the Kingship of Shaddai, he sends his son Emmanuel to reclaim it. (courtesy of Wikipedia). Volume is bound in brown leather with gilt lettering on the spine. The front and back boards hinges are crackied and held by binding threads. The text block is sound. The pages appear unmarked and show some foxing and typical signs of age. The item contains a fold-out frontispiece exhibiting a 3" open tear as well as a 1" open tear. 37235 
Price: 56.40 USD
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