Lot n° 207
1000 - 2000
Result with fees
: 10 304EUR
BIBLE OF PRINCESS IRINA ALEXANDROVNA OF RUSSIA... - Lot 207 - Coutau-Bégarie
BIBLE OF PRINCESS IRINA ALEXANDROVNA OF RUSSIA GIVEN BY THE METROPOLITAN OF ST. PETERSBURG.
New Testament of our God Jesus Christ, published in St. Petersburg, by the Printing House of the Holy Synod, 1903, in-4°, 1,300 pages gilt on edges, text in Russian and Slavonic, period binding in purple leather, smooth spine, title in gold letters, text in Russian. With autograph dedication signed in Cyrillic characters: "To Her Highness, Princess Irina Alexandrovna, for her divine reading, from Metropolitan Antony, March 1, 1905." - "Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break through and steal. But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break through nor steal. For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. (Matthew 6:19-21)" - "Seek ye first the kingdom and the righteousness of God, and all these things shall be added unto you. (Matthew 6: 33)".
Time wear, accident, as is.
History: this religious work was given to Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia (1895-1970) on the occasion of her 10th birthday by Metropolitan Antony, born Vadkovsky (1846-1912), Metropolitan of St. Petersburg and Ladoga.
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