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Azbukovnikʺ, [ca. 1647-1659].
Physical Description
1 v. (286 l.) ; 22 cm.
Church Slavic
Incipit: O ezhe kako vo svi︠a︡tykhʺ knigakhʺ kaęzhdo poslovit︠s︡a pisati i glagolati....
Semi-uncial script.
Watermarks: postman on horse (Geraklitov, 1963, #1089 (1647)); jester with pigtail and five bells on his collar (Dianova, 1980, # 302 (1647); Geraklitov, 1963, #1187 (1648-49)
Binding: 17th-century boards in stamped leather, restored, 19th century.
Title derived from spine.
Similar 17th-century copy found in the Rumʹiantsev Museum Collection, Russian State Library, Moscow, # 1. (See A. Vostokov, Opisanie russkikh i slovenskikh rukopiseĭ Rumi︠a︡nt︠s︡evskogo Muzeuma, St. Petersburg, 1842, pp. 1-3.)
Russian Church Slavic.
19th-century ownership inscription on inside back cover: Belongs to Alexander Trutnev, # 5. Purchased from Svetlana Aronov on the Edwin J. Beinecke Fund, 1997.
Mid-17th-century Russian "alphabet book" containing a dictionary of non-Russian words found in Russian religious texts, a treatise on the alphabet, and a treatise on grammar.
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June 01, 2002
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