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FLINT, William Russell (illus.); A KEMPIS, Thomas.

Of the Imitation of Christ.

As translated out of Latin by Richard Whytford. Re-edited into modern English with an historical introduction by Wilfrid Raynal, D.S.B. Illustrations and designs by W. Russell Flint.

London : Chatto and Windus, 1908 Stock Code: 134959
£750.00
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A handsomely bound copy of Thomas à Kempis's masterpiece, in a somewhat modernized version of the popular 16th-century translation by Richard Whytford, with the illustrations of William Russell Flint.

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Description

Octavo (132 x 202 mm). Bound by Bayntun Riviere in full red morocco, raised bands to spine, title and decorations to compartments gilt, gilt inner dentelles, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, marbled endpapers.

Illustrations

Title page printed in blue and black, colour frontispiece and 11 colour plates by Flint mounted on thick paper.

Condition

A fine copy.

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