Section 11. Illustrated Bibles

105. The Bible

Kyiv, Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, 1779. National Library of Belarus, Minsk

The reprint of the Elizabeth Bible printed in Kyiv Pechersk Lavra (or Kyiv Monastery of the Caves) in 1799. The second reprinting of one of the most beautiful and expensive books of the Holy Scripture with engravings by Jacob Kanchakouski.