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KEMPIS, Thomas a
1656 EXQUISITE Imitation of Christ Thomas a Kempis Illustrated Corneille 2v SET
Imprimé à Rouen: par L. Maurry, pour Robert Ballard, 1656. I am limited to 12 photos on eBay, but I have many more photos on my website...just ask. "Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be." ― Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ Thomas a Kempis's most famous and important work has, for centuries, been 'The Imitation of Christ.' It has widely been known to have influence important Christian conversion including that of John Wesley and John Newton. This example was translated into French by Pierre Corneille and includes 115 impressive full-page engravings. This first edition of Corneille's translation was completed in 1656 printed in two volumes. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books (schilb_antiquarian_books) [Columbia, Missouri, United States]
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