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RUSSIAN BIBLE.


Sviashchennoe Evangelie. [The Four Gospels in Church Slavonic script].
[Moscow?: Late 19th Century.].

Large Folio. (46 x 32 cm.). Original red cloth-covered boards, upper cover decorated with metallic corner pieces representing Mathew, Mark, Luke, & John, with central piece of Jesus, lower cover with similar decorative patterned pieces, gilt deckled edges. Printed throughout within engraved borders in black and red, engraved pictorial title, four full-page engraved portrait frontispieces of the Evangelists to each section. Binding sound but somewhat rubbed and worn through use, lacking clasps, end-papers renewed, first blank creased and soiled, some intermittent spotting and general signs of use.

An example of the Gospels intended for use on the altar of a Church.

Price £ 1250.00
Stock Code 52008
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