John Ploughman's Talk

This antique hardcover book is bound in decorative gray-green cloth boards, with a gilt, black and crimson motif of poppies on the front and spine. Spine lettering is gilt, but dulled. Mild edgewear; mostly a clean copy. Spurgeon, writing as "John Ploughman," offers aphorisms and wisdom about life and how to live it. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white drawings. 234 pages, plus advertisements; approx. 5"x7'.
  • John Ploughman's Talk
  • Charles H. Spurgeon
  • Henry Altemus, 1896