In the Old Slavonic language
Kiev, Kiev Pechersk Lavra, 1818.
Pp. 295 leaves with 2 illustrations and vignettes. Size: 14,8 x 9,3 cm
Ukrainian Prayer Book or Psalter is a book that contains hymns and poems traditionally ascribed to the Holy Prophet and King David, covering most forms of worship, such as praise, thanksgiving, penitence, and intercession. Psalter forms the core of all sacramental offices of the Orthodox Church. This book was printed in the Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, one of the holiest places of the Orthodox Church also found on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. The book is well preserved (for the era).
Binding: Original renewed leather binding with blind-stamped spine cover and front back and covers. Signs of wear, minor damage on the edges.
Condition: Pencil inscription on the front and end loose endpaper, ink inscription on the flyleaf and endpaper, pen and pencil inscribed numeration (original pagination with Cyrillic numeration, numerating leaves, inscribed numeration paginating pages). Foxing, dog ears on some of the pages, stains on some of the leaves on the edges, not affecting legibility.
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