Title: L'Imitation de Jesus-Christ, avec des reflexions a la fin de chaque chapiter, 1872
Author: Thomas a Kempis; Hugues Felicite Robert de Lamennais
Publisher: Tours, Alfred Mame 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 an ownership monogram tooled in gilt onto the front cover, and bright inner dentelles bordering shining endpapers.
One finely bound volume in 32mo, 335 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with very little foxing or staining throughout. There is light foxing throughout.