Front cover: red velvet with silver repoussé of Jesus on the cross with the Virgin Mary at left and St. John at right and busts of the four Evangelists in each corner.

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Theion kai Hieron Euangelion ... kai aphierōthen tō pote makariōtatō kai sophotatō patriarchē Ierosolymōn kyriō kyriō Chrysanthō tō Notara.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1745
Place Term: Hen Etiēsi [Venice]
Publisher: Para Nikolaō tö Sarō
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Ital. 1745 96-530
Topics
Book covers
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint
Jesus Christ -- Crucifixion
John, the Baptist, Saint
Evangelists (Bible)
Notes
Content : Printed in red and black.

Content : Provenance: J.R. Abbey (Abbey Coll. 7129), with his gilt superexlibris mounted on cloth covered case. Cf. Sotheby sales cat., 5/10/85, lot no. 55 and ill.

Content : Shows port facilities including airports, railroads and stations, highways, waterways, bridges, tunnels, and port district boundaries.

Content : Signatures: A-Q⁸, ²A-C⁸.

Content : Woodcut and type flower head- and tailpieces.

Content : "Euangelistarion" (48 p. at end) has special t.p. and separate paging and signatures.

Content : Binding: Contempory Venetian red velvet over wooden boards,profusely adorned with silver repoussé mounts: both coverssurrounded by a shaped and engraved rocaille border; bustsof the Evangelists with their symbols in the 4 corners of front cover, with Christ on the cross between the Virgin and St. John in center; busts of 4 prophets in the cornersof back cover, with Christ rising from the tomb in center;spine covered by a panel of embossed and pierced acanthus leaves; 4 silver cast clasps with catches on border of front cover. Binding and clasps with the maker's mark L.V.

Content : Illustrations: 4 prints : woodcut ; full-page. Signed: C [G?] R F. Subject: The four Evangelists. -- 1 print : engraving ; full-page. Architectural and historiated t.p. border, signed: Suor Isabella Piccini scolpì.

Content: Binding: Contempory Venetian red velvet over wooden boards, profusely adorned with silver repoussé mounts: both covers surrounded by a shaped and engraved rocaille border; busts of the Evangelists with their symbols in the 4 corners of front cover, with Christ on the cross between the Virgin and St. John in center; busts of 4 prophets in the corners of back cover, with Christ rising from the tomb in center; spine covered by a panel of embossed and pierced acanthus leaves; 4 silver cast clasps with catches on border of front cover. Binding and clasps with the maker's mark L.V.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12857190
UUID: 384d55f0-c606-012f-da16-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1745: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover: red velvet with silver repoussé of Jesus on the cross with the Virgin Mary at left and St. John at right and busts of the four Evangelists in each corner." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1745. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/933a3a14-a0ab-a28d-e040-e00a18064706

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover: red velvet with silver repoussé of Jesus on the cross with the Virgin Mary at left and St. John at right and busts of the four Evangelists in each corner." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/933a3a14-a0ab-a28d-e040-e00a18064706

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1745). Front cover: red velvet with silver repoussé of Jesus on the cross with the Virgin Mary at left and St. John at right and busts of the four Evangelists in each corner. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/933a3a14-a0ab-a28d-e040-e00a18064706

Wikipedia Citation

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Front cover: red velvet with silver repoussé of Jesus on the cross with the Virgin Mary at left and St. John at right and busts of the four Evangelists in each corner.