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De imitatione Christi, libri qvatvor. by  Thomas a KEMPIS - First - 1697 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books and Biblio.com

De imitatione Christi, libri qvatvor.

by KEMPIS, Thomas a

Condition: Near Fine


1697 1ed MINIATURE Imitation Christ Thomas a Kempis De Imitation Christi RARE

"Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be."

Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ

Thomas a Kempis's most famous and important work has, for centuries, been 'The Imitation of Christ.' It has widely been known to have influence important Christian conversion including that of John Wesley and John Newton.

This 1697 first miniature edition of 'Imitation of Christ' is considered highly rare and desirable.

Item number: #6418

Price: $499

KEMPIS, Thomas a

De imitatione Christi, libri qvatvor.

Parisiis : Typis Frederici Leonard, 1697.

Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

o 479, [15]

· Language: Latin

· Binding: Leather; tight & secure

· Size: ~3.75in X 2.5in (9.5cm x 6.5cm)

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  • Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 6418
  • Title: De imitatione Christi, libri qvatvor.
  • Author: KEMPIS, Thomas a
  • Format/binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Typis Frederici Leonard
  • Place: Parisiis
  • Date published: 1697
  • Keywords: 1697 1ed MINIATURE Imitation Christ Thomas a Kempis De Imitation Christi RARE rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian

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