Icon Handbook, The


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This book is meant to fill a gap in the English-speaking world’s knowledge of Russian iconography. With 9 pages in full color and 173 full-page illustrations in b/w. The book includes charts and easy instructions for identifying icons and translating their Church Slavonic inscriptions. The book is for those interested in Russian icons but puzzled by the often unfamiliar subjects and mysterious inscriptions. Softbound. 320 pp.