The Miracles that Ended a Russian Plague, 1771

A Russian manuscript describing the 'Miracles of the Shuya-Smolensk Icon of the Mother of God,', which are said to have ended a plague in the town of Shuya. With illustrations of the icon and of St. Alexius
Illuminated manuscript on paper, written in brown ink with rubrics in red. Ornamental title-border in contemporary colours, and 2 full-page inserted decorated water-colour drawings in pen and ink. Binding: Contemporary dark brown full calf over wooden boards
206 x 168 mm. 212 leaves total.



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