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frontispiece of The Apostolos, Ivan Fiodorov's first
printed book. 1564.
page of Leontry Magnitsky's Arithmetic
cabinet in the library.
library's building at 36 Fontanka Embankment.
first library's building on the junction of Nevsky
Prospekt and Sadovaya Street (corner building on the
new library building on Moskovsky Prospekt.
II. Engraving by Gavrila Skorodumov.
from the Grand Croniques de France. 15
Celestial Globe... Moscow, 1707.
Ostromir Gospel of 1056-57.
Gospel of Trebizond. 10 century. th
letter from King Henry II of France.
charter issued by Grand Prince Ivan Vasilyevich of Moscow
(Ivan the Terrible). 1552.
of 1076 - one of the earliest russian manuscript
anthologies of reading matter.
mediaeval romance Lancelot du Lac. About 1500.
of the rooms of the Manuscript Department.
Artist. Neva Embankment. Tinted lithograph.
Zubov. Frontispiece to The Book of Mars featuring a
portrait of Peter the Great. Etching. 1712.
of an Arabic manuscript of Poem of Cape.
facsimile edition of the French 15 -century
Prayer-Book of Louis d'Orleans. th
from Karion Istomin's Russian Primer.
of the Kieva Psalter of 1397.
socio-economic research reading room.
reading hall, designed by Yevgraf Vorotilov.
Office. 18, Sadovaya Street, Saint-Petersburg, 191069,
sokrovishcha Rossii (Artistic treasures of Russia), a
monthly anthology, 1901-07.
first Russian printed newspaper, Vedemosti.
Iskusstva (The World of Art) magazine.
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