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IMITATIO CHRISTI
[Imitatio Christi. French]
Les quatres liures de l'imitation de Iesvs Christ traduits en vers par J. Des marests.
A Paris, chez Pierre Le Petit, imprimeur ordre. du Roy, et chez Henry le Gras,, [1654].
[4], 275, [9] p., engr. t.-pl., [4] pl. ; 14.2 cm. (12º)

Engraved title-plate. Date of publication from 'Privilège' at end. French verse translation of the Latin classic Imitatio Christi traditionally attributed to Thomas à Kempis, though this is now disputed.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper T. Smits, below another illegible inscription in another hand. Bought for 4s., 26 August 1785 (paid 7 November). (Ledger A, p. 101).

Binding C17th vellum, paper spine-label, ink-lettered.

Reference Number 4750

Additional Names Thomas, à Kempis (1380--1471); Jesus Christ - Example; Desmarets de Saint-Sorlin, Jean (1595--1676 ); Smits, T.

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