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The Mirror of Perfection

£9.99

Product description

This gorgeous leather-bound hardback book is part of 'The Temple Classics' series, and was pubished by J. M. Dent in 1903. This is an English version of 'The Mirror of Perfection', a record of the life of St Francis of Assisi attributed to his companion Leo of Assisi, and was translated from the Cottonian manuscripy by Robert Steele. The book has a print on the inside front cover stating the dates of birth and death of Leo of Assisi, and dates of the original sketch (1227) and revisions (1266). The frontmatter has beautiful bookplate from the owner, a girl in an armchair with the words 'Ex Libris Janet Trinder'. There is a frontispiece woodcut of St Francis, and a gorgeous black and red woodcut print titlepage.


This book is in fair condition considering age. The placemarker ribbon is intact and the text inside is clear and readable. The (assumed) green leather cover is discoloured, but the gilt owl decoration to the front is clean and bright. The endpapers are foxed from age. There is bumping to spine and corners. (90mm x 150mm) A truly beautiful antique piece for collectors and religious historians.

Item details

Author(s):
Steele, Robert
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
32mo
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
J. M. Dent
Title:
The Mirror of Perfection

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About this item

This gorgeous leather-bound hardback book is part of 'The Temple Classics' series, and was pubished by J. M. Dent in 1903. This is an English version of 'The Mirror of Perfection', a record of the life of St Francis of Assisi attributed to his companion Leo of Assisi, and was translated from the Cottonian manuscripy by Robert Steele. The book has a print on the inside front cover stating the dates of birth and death of Leo of Assisi, and dates of the original sketch (1227) and revisions (1266). The frontmatter has beautiful bookplate from the owner, a girl in an armchair with the words 'Ex Libris Janet Trinder'. There is a frontispiece woodcut of St Francis, and a gorgeous black and red woodcut print titlepage.


This book is in fair condition considering age. The placemarker ribbon is intact and the text inside is clear and readable. The (assumed) green leather cover is discoloured, but the gilt owl decoration to the front is clean and bright. The endpapers are foxed from age. There is bumping to spine and corners. (90mm x 150mm) A truly beautiful antique piece for collectors and religious historians.

Author(s):
Steele, Robert
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
32mo
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
J. M. Dent
Title:
The Mirror of Perfection

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