A rather damaged, slightly incomplete early copy of this edition of the writings of Thomas à Kempis, with the last and first few pages missing (including the title page). Presented in five parts "with meditations, hymns and soliloquies suited to the several stages of Christian life": The Children's Manual; The Young Man's Manual; The Erudition of a Man in Christ; The Elevation of the Mind to God; and Appendix to the Christian's Exercise.
Half tan leather, marbled boards; front board detached, rear board partly so.
Edgeworn, some surface loss. Gilt decorative spine, no title label. Pencil notes to pastedowns and some margins, a few marks/dogears, expected general browning. , xvi, , 408 pp; 5