Lot 150: 18th C. Slavonic Psalter
November 5, 2016
Macon, GA, USALive Auction
Description: [Slavonic Psalter]. Middle of the 18th century. , 307 numbered leaves (of?), wanting title and several leaves at end. 12.5" x 7.75". Bound in full period calf over wooden boards, borders in blind and with gilt-stamps to front and rear boards depicting the crucifixion of Christ (front) and Mary with Infant Jesus (rear), page-ends stamped in blind, sympathetically rebacked, front board with brass catches (clasps lacking.) Approx. 30 leaves with closed marginal tears or chips, approx. 10 leaves with long closed tears, one leaf with hole removing 3 letters, some candle-wax drops on various pages throughout and a few small marks in pencil and colored pencil, faded water-staining in places throughout (some large but mostly marginal.) Good.