Title: Viatoris christiani pars altera, in qua Thomae de Kempis Soliloquium animae. Vallis liliorum. De tribus tabernaculis. Gemitus & suspiria poenitentis, seu de vera compuctione cordis. Cohortatio ad spiritualem profectum, 1643. 1st Edition
Author: Thomas à Kempis, possibly Jacobus Merlo Horstius
Publisher: Joannem Kinckium, Colon
A scarce and rare first edition of Thomas a Kempis’s Viatoris christiani pars altera, attributed to Jesuit priest Jacobus Merlo Horstius, in a lovely morocco red binding with ornate gilt tooling.
This edition is complete with 3 full page copperplate engravings. Present with the ex libris plate of artist Charles Matyn, and a page with handwriting.
One volume in 16mo, 402 pages + Index
On note of condition, this volume is in good shape, with some wear noted at the corners and joints, with a black stain on the back cover. There is very minor staining throughout the volume, and the gilt fore edge is still bright.