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Thomas Kempis - Libri Quator de Imitatione Christi - 1788

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Religion - Quantity: 1

Condition: Good
Language: Latin
Edition: Reprint
Publication year oldest item: 1788
Author/ Illustrator: Thomas Kempis
Book Title: Libri Quator de Imitatione Christi
Number of Books: 1
Publisher: Parisiis, E Typographiâ Fratris Regis
Binding/ Material: Leather
Subject: Bindings, Religion
Object: Book
Version: Original Language

Thomas Kempis - Libri Quator de Imitatione Christi - Parisiis, E Typographiâ Fratris Regis (Paris, 1788) - (3f.), 338pp. - Folio of 35 x 26 cm

Weight 3.2 kg Beautiful binding in full red morocco, spine with raised bands adorned with golden dots, very rich decorations gilded in the compartments; binding signed by Bozerian (one of the best-known master-binders of his time; frames so-called ‘Egyptian’ and golden lace frames on the covers; spandrels, golden roulettes on cuts and inside cuts; all golden edges. Friction, wear and tear (not too serious) on corners (dented, some worn, not too serious) and borders; spine with friction, wear and tear in head and tail (not too serious); covers with scratches and friction of use (not too serious); Inside: rare scattered foxing; sumptuous edition printed on vellum by Pierre-François Didot, adorned with a portrait of child Jesus engraved intaglio by Klauber; moiré end papers.
A beautiful copy, the binding of Bozerian makes it a great rarity.

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