Title: De imitatione Christi libri quatuor, 1787
Author: Thomas a Kempis.; Heribert Rosweyde; Nic Beauzee
Publisher: Parisiis, Apud Barbou
Condition: Very Good
A late 18th century macro-miniature edition of Kempis’s Imitation of Christ. The Imitation was a devotional produced by Kempis in the early 15th century, being a handbook inspired by the Devotio Moderna movement, which called religious reform though pious practices and enjoying the simplicity of life. Next to the Bible, The Imitation is the most popular Christian work in history, being a religious classic, and seeing numerous printings.
The Imitation is divided into four separate books, being "Helpful Counsels of the Spiritual Life", "Directives for the Interior Life", "On Interior Consolation" and "On the Blessed Sacrament".
One finely bound volume in macro-miniature format (9.7 x 6.4 cm), VIII+(8)+352 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with very little rubbing or wear to the binding. There is virtually no foxing or staining throughout.