A journey to search my soul

This is a blog of my personal collections. The purpose of this blog is to educate myself and public in regards to antiquities especially related to religion and calligraphy. I welcome everyone to input their feedback in this blog which they think would be helpful. I do not watermark the photos in this blog so everyone is free to use them as long as they are not used for illegal and unethical reasons. I appreciate if you could notify me if you plan to use any of the photos here. Enjoy browsing!!

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Ancient Manuscript Review 157 : Antique Bible Christianity Prayers Book ( 1798 CE)

This is a lithographed bible/Christian Prayers book.Written beautifully in German. I bought this book in Vienna recently.Covers made of leather wrapped around hard boards. This prayer book is pocket size of 180mm x70mm.This book is dated 1798 CE. I dont understand the language hence its very difficult for me to make out what the title is. When I purchase this item, I was told that it was a prayer book and written in German.


Title Page :
Content    : Christianity Prayers
Date         : 1798 CE
Copyist    :
Patron      :
Origin      : Vienna
Place acquired :Vienna
Illuminations : Some drawings
Calligraphy : Roman Script
Number of lines :25 lines per page
Inks          : Main text in black
Punctuation: Nil
Frame       :  Nil
History of Manuscript : Purchased from antique store in Vienna
Number of folios : 144 ff
Support of writing : light yellowish European paper
Gatherings : N/A
Catchwords : on the verso right bottom page
Dimensions : 18cm x 7 cm
Binding   : Leather wrapped on hard board
Estimated Market Price :
Purchased Price : USD
Remarks :

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