[De Büeil] De l'imitation de Jésus-Christ, 1649

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[DE BÜEIL] De l'imitation de Jésus-Christ. Paris, Guillaume Desprez, 1649.

One small in-4 quarto volume, beige-lacquered full calfskin, triple gilt threading framing the boards, fleurons on angles, gilt decorated and titled ribbed spine, gilt frieze along interior. Binding of the era. With coat of arms for Marquis of Villaines.
New translation by Sire of Büeil, prior of Saint Val. New edition.
Engraved frontispiece; 4 plates engraved in frontispiece for each book’s header.
In fine, litany in the Holy Name of Jesus, Holy Sacrament and Holy Virgin Mary.

Cracked joints, moldy corners, damaged crowns, abrasions on binding.
Rip on first half-title, without text spacing.

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