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Michel de Marillac - Imitation de Jésus-Christ [Reliure plein cuir signée Ex. sur Hollandende] - 1876

Michel de Marillac - Imitation de Jésus-Christ [Reliure plein cuir signée Ex. sur Hollandende] - 1876

L’Imitation de Jésus-Christ.
traduction de Michel de Marillac, Garde des Sceaux de France. Précédé d'une Préface par Louis Veuillot.

One octavo volume (approx. 15.5 x 24.5 cm), full calfskin binding by the company L. Magnin. Spine with five raised bands, gilded fillet frames on the covers, gilded top edge. In a leather-lined slipcase.

LV + 481 pages.

A luxurious edition whose print run was limited to 312 copies. This one, No. 33, is on Hollande paper.

"This artistic edition was revised on the basis of the original texts and is accompanied by a historical and bibliographical note by Mr. Arthur Loth. The frontispiece was drawn by M. Charles Garnier and etched by M. Brunet-Debaines. The portrait of Christ was etched by M. Jules Jacquemart after the original drawing of the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci. The five frontispieces were drawn by M. Lameire and etched by M. Léon Gaucherel. The frontispiece was drawn and etched by M. Chifflart. Delaunay's composition was etched by M. Waltner. The composition by M. Laugée was etched by M. Dubouchet. The compositions by M. H. Lehmann were etched by M. Le Vasseur. Maillot's composition was etched by M. Lahuillermie. The portrait of Michel de Marillac was engraved in etching by M. Courtry"...

The spine is a bit lightened, otherwise a lovely copy.

Published in Paris by Glady in 1876.

Object Book
Number of Books 1
Subject Fine Bindings, Illustrated, Religion
Author/ Illustrator Michel de Marillac
Book Title Imitation de Jésus-Christ [Reliure plein cuir signée Ex. sur Hollandende]
Condition Very good
Publication year oldest item 1876
Edition Illustrated Edition
Language French
Original language No
Publisher Glady
Binding/ Material Leather
Number of pages 530
Dimensions 15.5×24.5 cm
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