Illustration on Page 378a of the 1886 James Nisbet "New Edition, Golden Ladder Series" Reprint Depicting Thomas Delivering The Pilgrim's Progress
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This 4-color wood engraving, appearing on page 378a of the 1886 James Nisbet edition, depicts Thomas handing Ellen a parcel in Aunt Fortune's Kitchen, while Aunt Fortune watches in the background. The illustration first appeared without color in James Nisbet's 1853 Author's Edition (see 3WIS). The parcel being delivered contains a copy of Pilgrim's Progress, which is intended to help spiritually guide Ellen.
Thomas Delivering The Pilgrim’s Progress
Wetherell, Elizabeth [Susan Warner]. The Wide, Wide World. Reprint, New ed. Golden Ladder Series, London: James Nisbet & Co., 1886.
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