Book of Gospels

Book

Creator:

Synodal Printshop

Date:

1885 - 1885

Materials:

Paper and Brass

Dimensions:

W 7 in x H 9.375 in x D 2.25 in

Accession Number:

25.2012

Credit Line:

Gift. Weeks, Joseph. 2012-06-04

Description

Book of Gospels in brass cover. Published in Moscow in 1885 by the Synodal Printshop, 26th printing. Printed in black and red in Church Slavonic. Brass cover has relief images of Christ and Evangelists on cover, Nativity of Christ on back. Spine has stamped geometric ornament. Four small feet attached to back cover. Had clasps that are now missing. Page edges are gilt and gauffered. 225 leaves.