Title Preces Sancti Nersetis Clajensis Armeniorum Patriarchae Viginti Quatuor Linguis Editae
Book Condition Very Good
Size 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall
Publisher Venice, Italy Insula S. Lazari 1837
Seller ID 006416
6.25 x 3.5 inches. Contemporary butterscotch brown full morocco, lettering and spine rulings in gilt, the boards with some decoration in blind. Subtle hubbing to the spine. Virtually unbumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. The textblock is firmly bound in. All edges gilt. With engraved portrait frontispiece and title, medallion ornaments at headpieces on dedication page, (3), 432 numbered pages. Virtually free of foxing and no tears observed. A few previous owner inscriptions in neat ink hands to front FEPs. Else an exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. Very gently read. This is a handsome volume in remarkably good condition. This is an Armenian Church liturgy and ritual book. A fine polyglot version of the writings. Translations of prayers into 24 languages and printed in the specific character sets.