Lot 68 of 338:
Imitation of Christ in French trans. by Corneille  

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Title:
L'Imitation de Jesus-Christ. Traduite & paraphrasée en Vers François par P. Corneille
Author:
[Thomas à Kempis]
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Robert Ballard
Date:
1659
Description:

[14], 416 pp. With additional engraved title page and 66 engraved plates. (32mo) 14.2x9 cm (5½x3½"), speckled calf tooled and lettered in gilt on spine, raised bands.

Important translation of Thomas à Kempis's Imitation of Christ by one of France's most powerful dramaturgists.

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Condition:
Gilt fading, bump at heel of slightly leaning spine, leather rubbed through at bottom edge of front board; binding shaken with some sprung pages, occasional stains and tears, more significant tear to Saint Antoine plate; good.
 
Item number:
304764
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