Title: L'Imitation de Jesus-Christ, 1927
Author: Felicite Robert de Lamennais
Publisher: Braine-le-Comte, Zech et fils
Condition: Very Good
An early 20th century edition of Lamennais’ 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".
This volume has been finely bound, with tooled leather covers, imitating that of early bindings. There are bright inner dentelles.
One finely bound volume in macro-miniature format (9.2 x 5.9cm), 471 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with very little rubbing or wear. There is virtually no foxing or staining throughout.