Russian version

The Lectionary

XVI century, Novgorod. Paper (538 sheets). In folio (29.5 X 19 cm). Semi - unical. The headpieces and initials are in colour on a gold ground. The binding of wooden boards is covered with cloth; on the upper board there are 7 plaques of gilded embossed silver. From the Church of St. Nicetas the Martyr in Novgorod. Novgorod Museum of History, Architecture and Art.

Headpiece, heading, initial R and text, Sheet 68

Headpiece, heading, initial R and text, Sheet 68