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    Sale 5348

    Christie's Interiors

    11 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 45

    A BOOK OF GOSPELS

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    A BOOK OF GOSPELS
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    The binding covered in red velvet decorated with applied brass plaques depicting the Resurrection of Christ in the centre and the four Evangelists on each corner, each Gospel preceded by a full page chromolithograph of the respective Evangelist, seated in the act of writing with his attribute standing behind, each page of the text with a decorative border and foliate patterns
    12 7/8 x 10 in. (32.7 x 25.4 cm)


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