Psalter

Book

Date:

1715

Materials:

Laid paper, Leather and Wood

Dimensions:

W 6.75 in x H 8 in x D 2.25 in

Accession Number:

60.2007

Credit Line:

FRH Museum Collection

Description

Psalter. Church Slavonic characters printed in black and red. Printed at the Kiev Caves Lavra, 1715. Full-page woodcuts: title page recto (woodcut border signed "Марко Ʃ", dated 1709) and verso (woodcut of Dormition signed "ТIMOHЪ"); woodcut of King David, signed and dated 17??. Woodcut initials. Handwritten notes on margins of some pages. Cover is leather with blind tooling. Had two clasps (now missing). Pages appear to have been trimmed (some marginalia is abruptly cut off).