BookLovers of Bath

Beautiful books for beautiful people...

The Practice Of The Presence Of God: Being Conversations and Letters of Nicholas Herman of Lorraine (Translated from the French) With an Introduction by Mrs. Pearsall Smith Fourth Edition - Brother Lawrence [Nicholas Herman]

James Nisbet & Co., 1902, Hardback ..
Condition: Good. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding with some fading and tanning. Hinges weak at the front blank. Tanning to the pastedowns and blanks. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned with occasional pencil notes throughout.

Illustrated frontispiece. From the preface: “THIS book consists of notes of several conversations had with, and letters written by, Nicholas Herman, of Lorraine, a lowly and unlearned man, who, after having been a footman and soldier, was admitted a Lay brother among the barefooted Carmelites at Paris in 1666, and was afterward known as ‘Brother Lawrence’.”
Size: 7½" x 5"
Number of Pages: [IV] 44 [3]