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Bible. New Testament. Gospels. Armenian
AVETARAN TYARN MERO HISUSI QRISTOSI [THE GOSPELS OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST]. VENICE: ANTONIO BORTOLI, 1759
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,063 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
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Bible. New Testament. Gospels. Armenian
AVETARAN TYARN MERO HISUSI QRISTOSI [THE GOSPELS OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST]. VENICE: ANTONIO BORTOLI, 1759
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,063 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Bible. New Testament. Gospels. Armenian
AVETARAN TYARN MERO HISUSI QRISTOSI [THE GOSPELS OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST]. VENICE: ANTONIO BORTOLI, 1759
8vo (153 x 102mm.), title within woodcut border, woodcut initials and headpieces, full-page engraved portrait at start of each gospel, contemporary Italian tooled calf, edges gilt and gauffered, title-page becoming loose, binding slightly rubbed
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Catalogue Note

ICCU records one copy, at the Mekhitarist library on San Lazzaro, Venice. Bortoli first starting producing Armenian books in 1690, and in the eighteenth century his printshop produced several books on behalf of the Mekhitarist fathers before they set up their own printing press on San Lazzaro in 1789. The Bortoli printshop also produced hundreds of books in Greek.

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