Chosen Thoughts. Volume 2.
R.P. Lacordaire, of the Order of the Brothers Preachers.
Excerpts from his works.
Librairie CH. Poussielgue.
Small format. 12 x 8.5 cm or 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 inches.
Burgundy half-skin cover and white, black, red and grey spotted printed cardboard.
Back to nerve with title and name of the author in gilded engravings.
Golden top slice.
Counter-flat decorated with geometric design.
Lower cap and rubbed corners (see photos).
Junction of the back and the 1st plate worn but not split (3cm).
1st floating guard page (see photos).
Title and name of the author engraved on the back inverted with respect to the inner text.
Ex libris written by hand opposite the title page (see photos).
Very clean interior.
Religious, preacher, journalist and politician, R.P. Lacordaire (1802-1861) restored, in France, the order of Preachers (Dominicans) banned since the French Revolution.
He is considered one of the precursors of liberal and social Catholicism.
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