FRANTISISK SKARINA: BELORUSSKII GUMANIST PROSVETITEL' PERVOPECHATNIK (FRANTISISK SKARINA: BELARUSSIAN HUMANIST, EDUCATOR AND THE FIRST PRINTER),

FRANTISISK SKARINA: BELORUSSKII GUMANIST PROSVETITEL' PERVOPECHATNIK (FRANTISISK SKARINA: BELARUSSIAN HUMANIST, EDUCATOR AND THE FIRST PRINTER),

  • Minsk: B'ishzishaia Shkoda, 1989.
  • 4to
  • cloth, dust jacket
  • 187, (19) pages
  • ISBN: 5339001091

Price: $75.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 108791

Text in Belarussian. Skorina (c. 1485-c. 1540) was one of the first publishers in eastern Europe, born in Polotsk, Belarussia, studied in Krakow and Padua, and published in Prague and Vilnius. Many scholars attribute the development of modern Belarussian as a literary language to him. A collection of essays by various scholars focusing of Skorina and his historical context. Black and white illustrations throughout. Bibliography, list of illustrations, index and table of contents. Dust jacket slightly torn at edges. Bookplate on front pastedown.