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Of the Imitation Of Christ

By Kempis, Thomas a




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Of the Imitation of Christ: in Three Books. Translated from the Latin of Thomas a Kempis by John Payne

Thomas à Kempis

London: Printed, Philadelphia: Re-printed by Joseph Crukshank, 1783. Second American edition. 12mo. Modern panelled calf, red morocco label. Some light browning and soiling of text but good copy. Second American edition. 12mo. Second American edition of this classic work (following the exceedingly rare Sauer edition of 1749) but the first American edition of Payne's translation. Curiously, the DNB dates the first edition of Payne's translation as 1785. Includes "The Ingenious and Pious Author of The Amaranth, a Collection of Religious Poems, printed 1767, gives the following Account of Thomas à Kempis" preceding the text. This work was first translated into English by William Atkinson and published in 1503 by the Duchess of Beaufort. Evans 17992; Parson, Catholic Americana 45; Library Company of Philadelphia "First American Editions" 9 (for the earlier edition); not in Finotti. For the 1473 edition: PMM 13

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Of the Imitation of Christ

Thomas A Kempis

UK: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.. London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1905. Limited edition, being one of 500 unnumbered copies. Very good in original vellum, lacking ties. Vellum a little toned, some signs of ageing internally but largely very nice. . Very Good. Hardback. Limited Edition. 1905.

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Of The Imitation Of Christ: In Three Books. Translated From The Latin Of Thompis a Kempis, by John Payne

Thomas A Kempis

New Bedford: Abraham Shearman, Jun.. Good+; Lacks half inch piece of leather at top.. 1805. Leather. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; [1], 256 pages; **Not in American Imprints. Finotti p.181. Parsons #278. Complete in itself, being Volume 1 of 2 of Works. .

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$125.00

Of The Imitation Of Christ: In Three Books. Translated From The Latin...by John Payne

Thomas A Kempis

New Bedford: Abraham Shearman, Jun.. Fair; lacks front free end-paper, spine well worn. 1802. Leather. ix, 287 pages; **AI#2444. Finotti p.181. Parsons #239. .

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$125.00

Of The Imitation Of Christ: In Three Books. Translated From The Latin...by John Payne

Thomas A Kempis

Stanford NY: Henry & John F. Hull. Good; Board showing at corners, half inch of top-grain lacking, scattered . stains but a solid good copy.. 1803. Hardcover. xlii, 210 pages; Contemporary leather, red spine label. **American Imprint #4431. Parsons #250. .

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$100.00

of the Imitation of Christ

Kempis, Thomas A.

D. Appleton. Hardcover. book in great shape minor problems very tigh some foxing . Good. 1850.

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$100.00

Of The Imitation Of Christ

Thomas A Kempis

London: Henry Frowde. Some edge-wear, lacking small bits of top-grain on front hinge and . base of spine.. [ca1899]. Hardcover. Miniature; 128mo; Black pebble grain morocco, gilt title on spine and front board, Oxford spine imprint, aeg, 576p., 54mm x 47mm, apparently bound without frontispiece. **Welsh 3714 (?) but slightly smaller. With gift inscription "Emily A. Barton with love of Anne P. Walker, February 20, 1899." .

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$95.00

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Of the Imitation of Christ; Four Books

Thomas A. Kempis

Published by John Henry and James Parker, 1864, 'A New Edition.' Full leather, colored edges, and marbled endpapers. Cover has moderate shelfwear. Front cover is detached, but present. Previous owner's name and gift inscription on front flyleaf. Text and binding are in otherwise pristine condition. Good reading copy, and a good candidate for restoration and repair.

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$85.00

Of the Imitation of Christ : Four Books

Thomas A Kempis

London: Henry Frowde/Longman , Green and Co , 1890. Gilt edge pages. Please email for further details. Gift Inscription 1892. Rivingtons Edition . Full-Leather (Black). Very Good (AVERAGE)/No Jacket. Illus. by No Illustrations. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾". HARDBACK.

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Of The Imitation of Christ

Thomas A Kempis

London, New York: Seeley & Co./E. P. Dutton & Co., 1908. Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. This copy is clean, tight and square. There is a name on a front end paper; otherwise it is unmarked. The full leather binding is lightly rubbed at the edges with a small chip at the top of the spine and a small scuff at the top of the rear board. The leather bands which were designed to seal the book closed are mostly missing. The outer leather is marvelously aged. There are raised bands on the spine with a blind stamped title. There is, stamped on the front, a scene that mimics an illuminated drawing. There is an illuminated, full color frontispiece and each of the four books starts with a similarly illuminated title page. The top page edge is red, the other page edges are deckled and are lightly rubbed and toned. Internally there is little toning, mainly on the edges of the end papers. It has 309 pages.

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Of the Imitation of Christ.

Thomas a Kempis.

Oxford: James Parker and Co., 1867. Hardcover 8" x 5.5". 353pp. Full black morocco, raised bands, gilt spine lettering, all edges gilt. Unobtrusive but rather crude repair at the top of the spine, else near fine condition. One of 2000 copies. This edition of this classic of Christian literature features six mounted sepia photographs of religious art works.

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$75.00

Of the Imitation of Christ : Four Books

Thomas A Kempis

Oxford: Rivingtons, 1864. Contains 1913 Bookmark. 2" of Hinge just starting Please email for further details. Not Signed or Inscribed. First Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by No Illustrations. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾". Hardback.

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Of the Imitation of Christ: Four Books

Kempis, Thomas A.

Literary Licensing, LLC. Hardcover. 1497922895 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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Of The Imitation of Christ

Thomas A Kempis

Oxford - Jas Parter and Co, 1880 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An Oxford Edition of this famousdevotional work. In a vellum binding with a beautiful red and black decorative title page. With illuminated letters to the start of each chapter and nice red borders to each page. No date to title page, dated from Copac. The Imitation of Christ is Thomas A Kempis' most famous work. Originally written in latin ca 1418-1427 it is a handbook for leading a spiritual life. It arises from the Devotio Moderna movement of medieval times, of which Kempis was a member. The Imitation is considered to be one of the most widely read devotional works next to the Bible. It has also been translated into many language, with the only book superseding the number of translations being the Bible. Formed of four books, this work provides detailed spiritual instructions. The books are 'Help Counsels of the Spiritual Life', 'Directives for the Interior Life', 'On Interior Consolation' and 'On Blessed Sacrament'. Condition: In a full vellum binding with gilt stamping to the spine. Externally, generally smart with patches of rubbing to the joints and to the head and tail of spine. Tidemark to the front board from a prior owner's cup. Marks to boards as expected from vellum. Small ink spill to recto of front endpaper and a small hole. Does not affect text. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with the odd spot throughout . Overall: VERY GOOD..

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Of the Imitation of Christ - four books

THOMAS A KEMPIS

Philadelphia, Henry Altemus 1893 . 284pp., decorated cloth (few spots), "new edition", 15cm., G

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Of the Imitation of Christ: Four Books

Thomas A. Kempis

BiblioLife, 2009-01-28. Hardcover. Used:Good. Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.

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$45.97

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Of the Imitation of Christ: Four Books (Bibliolife Reproduction)

Thomas A. Kempis

BiblioLife, 2009-01-28. Paperback. Used:Good. Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.

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Of the imitation of Christ - four books

THOMAS A KEMPIS

London, Nelson and sons 1888 . 193pp., green editor's cloth, 15cm., weak binding of few pages, G

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Of the Imitation of Christ

Thomas a Kempis

Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company Undated. In full marroon leather over soft boards with gilt lettering on spine and gilt top edge. Unmarked, clean pages and boards.Narrow split on lower front edge of spine. Light wear to leather.. Full-Leather. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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Of the Imitation of Christ

THOMAS A KEMPIS

London, Griffith Farran Browne s.d. . xxiii + 263pp., blue editor's cloth (bit used), 19cm.

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$29.14