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Russia, 18th Century, Orthodox Church, Law, Three Volumes:

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2611M
Lot:
1030
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Auction:
Discovery - 2611M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
September 13, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Russia, 18th Century, Orthodox Church, Law, Three Volumes:
Orthodox Liturgical Book in Church Slavonic, c. 1762, octavo, lacking title page, printed in red and black throughout, with woodcut headpieces, bound in a later leather blind tooled binding with a large cross on the front cover, and "Heilige Schrift" tooled on the spine, this binding likely taken from a German bible and applied to this book; later light blue end leaves, spine reflexed.
Alexi of Russia (1629-1676) Ulozhenie po kotoromu sud i rosprava (title and all text in Russian language/Cyrillic alphabet), Saint Petersburg: Printer of the Imperial Academy of Sciences, 1759, quarto, third edition, engraved portrait of Alexi, three-quarter leather and decorated paper boards, worn, rubbed, spotting, some minor water stains.
Catherine II's (1762-1796) Blagochestivi, Saint Petersburg: Royal Typographers, 1785, quarto, two parts in one volume, with separate title page, pagination continuous, 260 pages, half leather, marbled paper boards, some tears, old signature cut from the blank margins of the first title, repaired, some pencil underlining. (3)
Estimate $400-600


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