118
118
Russian Orthodox Church.
OKTOICH SIRECH OSMOGLASNIK. LVOV, 1765
Estimate
3,0004,000
JUMP TO LOT
118
Russian Orthodox Church.
OKTOICH SIRECH OSMOGLASNIK. LVOV, 1765
Estimate
3,0004,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Russian Orthodox Church.
OKTOICH SIRECH OSMOGLASNIK. LVOV, 1765

folio (312 x 200mm.), ff. [3], 343, [7], title printed in red and black within architectural woodcut border, woodcut of the death and coronation of the Virgin on verso of title, full-page woodcut of St John on [*]3 verso, headings printed in red, woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces, woodcut illustrations, near-contemporary calf, without initial leaf (blank?), a7, b3, z3, n4 torn and repaired (affecting text), a few marginal tears (some with slight loss, just affecting text), binding rubbed, upper joint broken at foot; sold not subject to return


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Catalogue Note

The Octoechos contains the hymns and offices for eight consecutive Sundays, one for each mode (echos), which would be used for the liturgy for a week; each Sunday would begin a mode a tone higher. It was first published in 1494.

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