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Title: Of the Imitation of Jesusu Christ Translated from the Original Latin
Description: London, United Kingdom, William Pickering. 1851, Re-Issue. Full-Leather, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Composed in Latin ca.1420. It is a handbook for spiritual life arising from the Devotio Moderna movement, of which Kempis was a member. The Imitation is perhaps the most widely read devotional work next to the Bible, and is regarded as a religious classic. CONDITION Brown blind rulled calf, spine has 5 raised bandsand a bright gilt title in a maroon flag (covers scuffed, light wear to spine ends) red publishers stain to all edges, marbled eps (name inside front) nice engraved frontis illus and two tone title page, pp xiv 248 decoratively engraved capitalisation to each chapter. Copy is nice and crisp with light scattered foxing. Good/N/A.


Price: US$ 65.00 Seller: Ariel Books
- Book number: 14652

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