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[Binding with coat of arms]. CORNEILLE (Pierre).... - Lot 54 - Kâ-Mondo
[Binding with coat of arms]. CORNEILLE (Pierre). The imitation of Jesus Christ. Translated & paraphrased in French verse. Printed in Rouen by L. Maurry for Robert Ballard, 1656. In-4,  f. (including front), 551 p.,  f., figs, period brown calf, 5-nerved spine, gilded arms to boards (boards worn, spine and edges restored; small tear in mage p.233, stain p.497, puyme essays to last f.).
"First edition of the four united books" (Brunet III, 422) of Pierre Corneille's translation. It is illustrated with a title-frontispiece and 4 full-page figures, all engraved on copper.
Provenance: Johanne de La Carre, Marquis de Saumery (18th century; arms on boards).
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