1889 Lettres a un Jeune Homme sur la Vie Chretienne (Letters to a Young Man On The Christian Life), Henri-Dominique Lacordaire

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A very handsome, if watchful, little fine binding graces this petite printing of a 19th century French work from a well-regarded orator and preacher Jean-Patiste Henri-Dominique Lacordaire.

About the Work -

Jean-Baptiste Henri-Dominique Lacordaire (12 May 1802 – 21 November 1861), often styled Henri-Dominique Lacordaire, was a French ecclesiastic, preacher, journalist, theologian and political activist. He re-established the Dominican Order in post-Revolutionary France. Lacordaire was reputed to be the greatest pulpit orator of the nineteenth century.

Physical Attributes -

Measures 12 x 8 x 1.5 cm. 1/2 Leather, with five raised spine bands. Title in gilt in one spine compartment. Marbled papers on boards. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Pages - 281.

Condition -

See pictures. Mostly very nice. Slight wear over front joint. Fraying at end of place-holding ribbon. Name on page facing title page. Very small chip at bottom right fore-edge of title page. Else, a nice little book.

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