London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1898. Spine lettered i8n gilt. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Limited to 660 copies for England and America. Frontispiece and elaborate title-page, with tissue-guard. Wide margins. Floriated first letters in chapters, tail pieces. Chapter titles in red. Several old bookmarks laid-in. A very clean copy of this work first published in Latin in 1420s. The author (1380-1471) was a German-Dutch Roman Catholic monk from the town of Kempen in Germany, thus á Kempis (from Kempen). 324pp.. Limited Edition. Full Vellum. Light General Cover Soiling./No Dust Jacket. Demi Octavo.
(Inventory #: 014541)
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