Robert Garrett collection of Church Slavic manuscripts, circa 18th century

Format
Manuscript
Language
Church Slavic
Description
2 v. 18.9 x 12.0 cm 20.5 x 12.0 cm

Details

Subject(s)
Compiled/​Created
circa 18th century
Linking notes
Forms part of the Robert Garrett Collection (C0744).
Summary note
2 unpaginated volumes from Russia of the Four Gospels in Church Slavic, with prefatory texts and tables. Volume 1 has decorative headcaps in gold, red, and blue, and marbled endpapers; gilt-edged; volume 2 has blind-stamped losenge-shaped decoration on the front cover and a spine title in Latin: "Quatuor Evangelia."
Binding note
Volume 1 is bound in red morocco; the second volume is vellum bound.
Provenance
Previously owned by Robert Garrett (1875-1961), Princeton Class of 1897.
Source acquisition
Gift of Gift of Robert Garrett, Class of 1897, 1942.
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