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Old church book Lestvitsa Ioanna Lestvichnika. 1647year, christian book
Ladder of John Climacus. 1647. Format: 31.5 x 21 cm; 347 sheets, 2 engravings, filigree, 5 headpieces, 4 frames, 1 initial. Rarity! First edition. Edition of the Cyrillic print, in two colors. In Church Slavonic. The uniqueness of the publication is given by two early Russian engravings drawn by Tretyak Overkeev and engraved by Fyodor Ivanov Popov. The circulation is 1200 copies. A copy in an antique whole-leather binding, with blind embossing on the spine and lids. The book is in poor condition, apparently it has been exposed to moisture for a long time, so many sheets are damaged or contain losses. Fungus. For professional restoration. A very rare edition, no more than 11 copies are known. Ask all questions before placing a bet. See reference: Undolsky. No. 609; Zernov. XVII century # 199; Rovinsky. c. 172, 178. The item is limited, rare and suitable for your collection! Dear customer, look carefully at photos. The item is old enough and can not be returned. EXCEPTIONAL-PRODUCT ...ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THE GOODS: This item is suitable for collecting! Collect your unique collection and your children, friends and acquaintances will be proud of you! Ladder (Ladder) - a spiritual book, represents thirty conversations about thirty steps of spiritual ascent to perfection. The image of the ladder is borrowed from the Bible, which describes the vision of Jacob's Ladder, along which angels ascend. The first twenty-three steps are devoted to passions and the struggle with them, the rest to virtues. The book was written by the Monk John - hegumen of the Sinai monastery (580-649) … [Click Below for Full Description]
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