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[CAUCASUS] - SUKIAS SOMALIAN, Archbishop Placido.

Quadro della storia letteraria di Armenia.

Stock Code
85323
S.Lazzaro, Venezia, 1829
£600

Fine, fresh copy of uncommon first edition of one of the earliest attempts to systematise the history of Armenian literature.

Spanning a period from II century until mid XVII century, the present volume mentions the works of Gregory the Illuminator, Mesrop Mashtots and other key figures in Armenian history.

The Armenian Somal was Archbishop of Siuna and General Abbot of the celebrated Congregation of the Armenian monks of San Lazzaro degli Armeni.

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Description

8vo. (22 x 15 cm). pp. xix, 240, errata leaf; just a few spots, leaf 1/8 with marginal paper flaw. Contemporary half-calf over blue marbled boards, flat spine with gilt lettering and decorations in compartments, speckled edges.

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