MATERIAL: Paper
TYPE: Manuscript
DIMENSIONS: 9 x 5 7/8 in.
COMPONENTS: Large quarto format manuscript on paper, written in a neat hand throughout with lyrics in Greek written below the musical notation; headings in red; consisting of more than 200 pages of laid paper; bound in full contemporary blind-tooled calf over boards with each board featuring a central lozenge, one depicting the Madonna and Child, the other Christ's crucifixion, with brass catches and clasps.
CONDITION: Damage to foot of spine with loss, text block split in two; clasps no longer functional.
ITEM ID: 5652
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Greek Hymnal – Byzantine Chant

DATE
Decade: 1790s
Century: 18th (1701-1800)
Notes: circa 1790

Greek Hymnal, Byzantine chant.