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EVANGELION (Four Gospels)
Lvov (Lemberg), Printed in the Printing office of the Church of St. Mary by Semen Stavnytsky, 1690

Text in Church Slavonic. Folio (13" x 8-1/4") Full-leather binding with one clasp. Beautifully printed in red and black throughout on strong paper. Illustrated: title-page with broad woodcut-border showing apostles and saints; the full-page woodcut on title-page verso depicts the Holy Cross before the skyline of a city; 4 full-page woodcuts with the portraits of St. Matthew, Marcus, John, and Lucas; some of them are signed and dated (1681-1683) by Eustaphi Zavado from Lviv (?); the text is richly illustrated with 51 woodcuts, many of them belonging to the chapters of Matthew and Lucas; numerous initials in woodcut.

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Item ID: 01796R


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