Livre d'or des ames pieuses - ou - Cinq livres en un seul.

By: Thomas a Kempis, M. L'Abbe J. R. Desbos et al.

Price: $200.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fine


16mo - 14.5 x 9.5 cm.; (8) - xxvii - 1051 - (7) pp. First published in this format in 1893, this is the 26th printing. Morocco leather over boards with elaborate stampings, tooling and gilding on the spine and both boards. Doublured paste down end papers with leather surrounds, Gilded dentelle decorations on the board edges and the leather end paper borders. The end papers are a vine and berry motif with gilded outlining of all patterns. Tissue protected frontis of "Notre Dame du Divin Amour" with one other tissue protected engraving of "Notre Dame de Consolation facing page 528. The text block edges are gilt over a red sizing. One triclour book mark ribbon (green/red/gold) set into the headband. Previous owner's name and date written on the recto of third preliminary page (a blank page). Aside from this the book appears to have been used very little if at all. All gilding is still very bright and the leather shows no signs of wear. Included is the original drop lid black box though the box is quite worn on all corners and seams with some seams and corners being split. The five books included in this compilation are: 1 - "Imitation de Jésus Christ. nouvelle traduction distribuée selon les besoins des fidèles. 2 - "Choix de prières pour tous les temps de l'année, indulgences avec exercices spéciaux. 3 - "Paroissien choisi: pour mieux assister aux offices et communier avec plus des fruits. 4 - "Neuvaines et pratiques de dévotion, 5 - "Méditations et lectures pour les dimanches et les fètes et vies des principaux saints méditées par M. l'abbé J. R. Desbos.

Title: Livre d'or des ames pieuses - ou - Cinq livres en un seul.

Author Name: Thomas a Kempis, M. L'Abbe J. R. Desbos et al.

Categories: Catholic - Prayer Books,

Publisher: Paris, France., R. Roger et F. Chernoviz.: 1910

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 25542

Keywords: Catholic; French; Imitation of Christ; Paroissien; Indulgences; Prayers; Devotional; Prayer Book;