l'Imitation [de] Jesus-Christ [Jesus Christ]

By: Thomas a Kempis

Price: $1,170.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Exquisitely bound in high relief brown morocco. Decorative furniture to front and rear boards. Ornamental cross clasp. Lacking clasp catch & corner furniture to top front (please see image). Five raised bands and blindstamped title to spine. Red gauffered edges featuring repeating gilt cross device. Elaborately gilt inner dentelles. Red moire endpapers with repeating gilt cross device. Unique dedication page of Madame Ve. Pierre Lessard dated 1859 bound in to front of book. Very detailed and fine chromolithography in nearly 200 different motifs by Lemercier after medieval manuscripts. A beautiful and vibrant copy. ; Chromolithography; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xii, 399, xiv pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.

Title: l'Imitation [de] Jesus-Christ [Jesus Christ]

Author Name: Thomas a Kempis

Illustrator: Lemercier

Categories: Religion,

Publisher: Paris, L. Curmer: 1856

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 3548

Keywords: Religion, 19th century, Fine binding, French