Of the Imitation of Jesus Christ, Translated From the Latin Original, Ascribed to Thomas a Kempis; With an Introduction and Notes By the Reverend Thomas Frognall Dibdin.
by A’Kempis, Thomas. Dibdin, Thomas Frognall.
Thick 8vo. London: William Pickering and John Major, 1828. Thick 8vo, clvii, 389, (1, additional subscribers) pp. With an engraved frontispiece, and 5 smaller prints on India paper in the text. Later polished calf, gilt-panelled backstrip, red and black labels lettered in gilt, marbled edges. Upper cover rehinged, internally very good. Bookplates of James Hunnewell and Robert Pirie, release stamp of Harvard College on verso of t/p dated 1942. First edition complete with the extra leaf of additional subscribers. 750 copies printed. Scarce with the extra leaf. Windle and Pippin A53a. (Inventory #: 107201)
Bibles, theology and religion, Bindings, Early & Fine Printing, Illustrated Books, William Blake & His Circle, Illuminated Manuscripts, Private Press Books, T.F. Dibdin, Mary Wollstonecraft, Children's Books 1600-1950
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