Bible, Church Slavic, 1581 (fol. 1r)

The opening of Genesis is marked off with an elaborate woodcut headpiece, clearly separating the text of the Bible from the prefatory materials.

The opening of Genesis is marked off with an elaborate woodcut headpiece, clearly separating the text of the Bible from the prefatory materials.

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Biblīa, sirěchʹ, Knigy Vetkhago i Novago Zavěta. [Bible. Church Slavic. 1581. Ostrozhskai︠a︡ biblii︠a︡.] Ostroh: Ivan Fedorov, 1581. (fol. 1r)

Houghton Library, *RC5.F3195.581b (public domain)