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The Four Gospels (1575 y)

1575 y., Novgorod. Parchment, paper (565 sheets). In folio (28 X 19 cm). Unical. The miniatures with representation of the Evangelists, headpieces and initials are in colour on a gold ground; ornamentation of margins is also in colour. Scribe Andreichina. The binding of wooden boards is covered with gold - tooled leather. From St. Sophia's Cathedral in Novgorod; contributed by Novgorod Archbishop Leonid. Novgorod Museum of History, Architecture and Art.

Headpiece, heading: "The Gospel According to St. Luke", initial P and text, Sheet 268

Headpiece, heading: "The Gospel According to St. Luke", initial P and text, Sheet 268

The Evangelist Mark, Sheet 165, verso

The Evangelist Mark, Sheet 165, verso

Headpiece, heading, initial S and text, Sheet 166 (spread)

Headpiece, heading, initial S and text, Sheet 166 (spread)