Miniature book Imitation of Christ 1858 leather binding Thomas a' KempisBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Di Imitatione Christi, by Thomas a' Kempis.
Published 1858, Paris by Edwin Tross.
155 pages. Text in Latin.
Period full leather binding, raised bands, title stamped in blind, gilt turn ins, marbled end papers, wood engraved frontis.
Binding remains tight and sound. Front joint scuffed and slightly cracked, covers still well and firmly attached. Old skillful tissue repair to hinge of title page. Microscopic type.
Wonderful miniature antiquarian book that retains a pleasing shelf appearance. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Book measures: 3" H X 2" W.