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Thomas a Kempis, Saint.
OPERA... AUCTA, & DILIGENTIUS RECOGNITA, SUAQUE SERIE REPOSITA. PARIS: JEAN ROIGNY, 1549
LOT SOLD. 312 GBP
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Thomas a Kempis, Saint.
OPERA... AUCTA, & DILIGENTIUS RECOGNITA, SUAQUE SERIE REPOSITA. PARIS: JEAN ROIGNY, 1549
LOT SOLD. 312 GBP
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Thomas a Kempis, Saint.
OPERA... AUCTA, & DILIGENTIUS RECOGNITA, SUAQUE SERIE REPOSITA. PARIS: JEAN ROIGNY, 1549
folio (310 x 205mm.), woodcut printer's device on title-page, woodcut initials, eighteenth-century marbled calf, later morocco lettering-piece, red edges, extremities rubbed, covers slightly scraped
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Provenance

James Ford, Grenada, inscription dated 5 April 1852; Bishop Phillpotts Library, Truro, presented by the Rev. James Ford, 1872, bookplate

Literature

Adams K15

Catalogue Note

The printer's device is that of Josse Badius Ascensius, who was Roigny's father-in-law.

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