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Opuscula Aurea Vereque Lucidissima Venerabilis Thomae de Kempis, Canonici Regularis ['Lesser Works' of Thomas a Kempis, Augustinian Cannon Regular and Author of The Imitation of Christ] by  Thomas a Kempis - Hardcover - 1576 - from Flamingo Books and Biblio.com

Opuscula Aurea Vereque Lucidissima Venerabilis Thomae de Kempis, Canonici Regularis ['Lesser Works' of Thomas a Kempis, Augustinian Cannon Regular and Author of The Imitation of Christ]

by Kempis, Thomas a

Condition: Very Good


Apud Juntas. Hardcover. B07H84DPZ7 In Latin. 1576 Apud Juntas (Venice, Italy), 3 1/4 x 5 inches tall hardcover, floral paper-covered boards over leather spine and tips, floral gilt ruled and gilt lettered spine, 360, [7] ff. (360 numbered leaves, or 720 pages, plus seven unnumbered leaves for index and colophon. Slight soiling, rubbing and edgewear to covers. Slight staining and chipping to spine. Monastery stamp and prior owner name to title page, which is slightly stained.Half-inch wormhole to for margin of final leaf, not effecting text. Otherwise, apart from a few pages with slight marginal sopiling or creasing, a very good copy - clean, bright and unmarked. Uncommon. References: EDIT16 CNCE 27497. STC Italian, p. 323. ~SSS~ [1.0P] In Latin. A sixteenth century Ventian edition of several of the key 'minor works' by Catholic monk Thomas a Kempis (circa 1380-1471), author of one of Christianity's most important devotional works, The Imitation of Christ (De Imitatione Christi). Among the works included in this volume: De Disciplina Claustralium (Monastic Discipline); Soliloquium (Soliloquy of the Soul); Sermonum (Sermons to the Novices); Dialogus Novitiorum (Dialog with the Novices); De Vera Compunctione Cordis (Of True Compunction of Heart); Hortulus Rosarum (Garden of Roses); Vallis Liliorum (Valley of Lilies); and others. . Very Good. 1576.
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  • Title: Opuscula Aurea Vereque Lucidissima Venerabilis Thomae de Kempis, Canonici Regularis ['Lesser Works' of Thomas a Kempis, Augustinian Cannon Regular and Author of The Imitation of Christ]
  • Author: Kempis, Thomas a
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Apud Juntas
  • Date published: 1576


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