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Thomas A KEMPIS De l'Imitation de Jésus Christ


De l'Imitation de Jésus Christ

Chez Antoine Dezallier, Paris 1706, in-12 (9,5x16,5cm), (16) 339pp. (4p. cata.), relié.

With a frontispiece illustration showing Jesus carrying the cross as well as four plates signed N. Pilau.
Contemporary dark blue morocco, high quality and attributable to Luc-Antoine Boyet. Spine in six compartments richly gilt with compartments and fleurons, as well as purple title label. Covers with large dentelle frame and gilt fillets. Large gilt dentelle frame to red morocco endpapers. Gilt points and dashes to head- and tail-pieces and edges of covers. All edges gilt. One tear without lack to lower margin of page 61. Less than skillful repairs to joints.
A superb copy in contemporary lined morocco of a rare color.

1 200 €

Réf : 49225



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