London, South Kensington
14 June 2006
A GOSPEL BOOK
RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK I.S. IN CYRILLIC, FOR IGNATIY SASIKOV, MOSCOW, 1848
Bound in blue velvet, with applied silver images of the Evangelists and the Resurrection on the obverse and a radiating Crucifix at the back. Each chapter is preceded by a printed portrait of the evangelist whose Gospel follows.
8 x 6 in. (21.5 x 15.25 cm)
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