THOMAS A' KEMPIS. 1380-1471. DIBDIN, THOMAS FROGNALL. 1776-1847. Translator. Of the Imitation of Jesus Christ.  London: William Pickering & John Major, 1828.

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THOMAS A' KEMPIS. 1380-1471.
DIBDIN, THOMAS FROGNALL. 1776-1847. Translator.
Of the Imitation of Jesus Christ. London: William Pickering & John Major, 1828.

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13 Jun 2019, 13:00 EDT

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The Property of Nicole and William M. Keck II. Sold without reserve to benefit charitable institutions.
THOMAS A' KEMPIS. 1380-1471.
DIBDIN, THOMAS FROGNALL. 1776-1847. Translator. Of the Imitation of Jesus Christ. London: William Pickering & John Major, 1828.
8vo. Flyleaf mounted with a fragment of 15th century musical manuscript with an illuminated initial on verso in gold leaf and polychrome, frontispiece portrait of Jesus. Extra illustrated with over 35 engravings and etchings tipped in or laid down to blank spaces on text pages, with images from various sources, after numerous artists, including Titian, Raphael, Rubens, Da Vinci, Giorgione, Michelangelo and others, all depicting scenes from the life of Jesus. Purple morocco gilt, inset silver crucifix inlaid on top cover, spine and covers ruled in gilt, with gilt with crosses at corners of covers, doublures inlaid in tan morocco with gilt cross decoration, purple watered silk endleaves, top edge gilt. Some browning and spotting.

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