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Cyrillic books printed before 1701 : a catalogue of British Library holdings

The following is a list of items, arranged in chronological order, to be found in the British Library collections. The shelfmark appears at the end of each citation.

Fuller descriptions of these entries can be found in Cyrillic books printed before 1701 in British and Irish collections: a union catalogue (London: The British Library, 2000) (shelved on open access in the Humanities - Floor 1 Reading Room at HLR011.440947). Items are searchable via Explore the British Library.

  • Ochtoechos, modes 1-4, Osmoglasnik, Oktoikh ([Cetinje], 1494)
    IB.56904
  • Gospels, Chetvoroblagovestie (Tirgoviste, 1512)
    C.25.l.1
  • Bible. Books of Samuel and Kings, Bibliia ruska: knigi tsarstv (Prague, 1518)
    C.36.f.4
  • [Malaia podorozhnaia knizhnitsa] Psalter, Psaltyr' (Vilnius, 1522)
    C.51.b.5
  • Acts and Epistles, Apostol (Vilnius, 1525)
    C.51.b.6
  • Ochtoechos, modes 5-8, Oktoikh (Venice, 1537)
    RB.23.b.3953
  • Festal Menaion, Minei (Venice, 1538)
    RB.23.b.3852
  • Catechism, Katekhismus (Tübingen, 1561)
    C.110.a.15/2
  • Primer, Tabla za ditsu (Tübingen, 1561)
    C.110.a.15/2
  • Augsburg Confession, Artikuli ili deli prave stare krstianske vere (Tübingen, 1562)
    C.27.e.10
  • Acts and Epistles, Apostol (Moscow, 1564)
    C.104.k.11
  • Festal Menaion for February-August, Sobornik (Brasov, 1569)
    RB.23.c.388
  • Book of Hours, Ofich'ie (Venice, 1571)
    C.52.cc.6
  • Primer (Lviv, 1574)
    C.104.dd.11 (1)
  • Gospels, Evangelie (Vilno, 1575)
    C.104.k.1
  • Bible, Bibliia (Ostrih, 1581)
    G.12203
    C.17.b.1 [Another copy]
  • Primer, Nachalo ucheniia detem ([Ostrih, [1582-91])
    1018.g.13
  • Peter Canisius, Summa doctrinae Christianae, Summa nauka khristiansoga (Rome, 1583)
    C.110.d.1
  • Greek grammar ['Adelfotes'] (Lviv, 1591)
    G.7469/2
  • John Chrysostom, Margarit (Ostrih, 1595)
    Cup.403.t.11
  • Psalter, Psalomnitsa (Vilnius, 1596)
    C.107.c.14
  • Psalter and New Testament, Kniga Novago zaveta. Vneizhe napredi psalmy (Vilnius, [c.1596])
    C.37.b.40
  • Horologion, Chasovnik (Moscow, 1598)
    Cup.410.f.825
  • Festal Triodion, Triod' tsvetonosnaia. (Moscow, 1604)
    RB.23.b.3922
  • Matija Divkovic, Nauk karstianski (Venice, 1611)
    C.38.e.40
  • Horologion, Chasovnik (Moscow, 1618)
    1016.c.7
  • Primer, Grammatika (Vilno, 1618)
    1568/3864
  • John Chrysostom, Homilies on St Paul's Epistles [Besedy na 14 Poslanii Sviatogo apostola Pavla] (Kiev, 1623)
    C.36.l.7
  • Psalter and New Testament, Novyi zavet vnemzhe Psaltyr' (Vilnius, 1623)
    G.19998
    1003.b.20 [Another copy]
    218.a.3 (2) [Another copy]
  • Horologion, Chasovnik (Moscow, 1626)
    C.100.a.11
  • Gospels, Tetroevangelie (Moscow, 1628)
    C.104.k.16
  • Rafail Levakovic, Primer (Rome, 1629)
    852.f.33
    Predominantly in Glagolitic type, with some Latin. Cyrillic only on ff.14-16
  • Robert Bellarmine, Dottrina Christiana breve [Nauk karstianskii kratak] (Rome, 1629)
    843.d.9 (2)
  • Girolamo Panormitano, Confessionario raccolto da i dottori catolici [Ispovedaonik] (Rome, 1630)
    3506.a.54(2)
  • Horologion, Chasovnik (Moscow, 1633)
    843.d.10
  • General and Festal Menaion, Mineia (Moscow, 1635)
    Cup.410.c.135
  • Primer, Nachalnoe uchenie (Moscow, 1637)
    G.7469 (1)
    C.104.dd.11 (2)
  • Ochtoechos, Okhtaik, rekshe osmoglasnik (Moscow, 1638)
    C.100.i.10
  • Psalter and appendices, Psaltir' (Venice, 1638)
    1009.b.3
  • Matija Divkovic, Nauk karstianski (Venice, 1641)
    C.52.a.7
  • Nomocanon, Pravila (Govora, 1640)
    RB.23.a.19028
  • Primer, Bukvar' iazyka slavenska (Vilnius, 1640)
    C.127.a.3
  • Psalter and New Testament, Novyi zavet...i Psaltyr' (Ev'e-Vilnius, 1641)
    218.a.3
  • Gospels, Evangelion (Lviv, 1644)
    C.109.t.4
  • Calendar, Sviattsy (Moscow, 1648)
    C.72.a.6
  • Johann Jacobi von Wallhausen, [Kriegskunst zu Fuss] Uchenie i khritrost' ratnago stroeniia pekhotnykh liudei (Moscow, 1647)
    533.k.17 (2)
    25.f.14 [Another copy]
  • Grammar, Grammatika (Moscow, 1648)
    71.d.16
    C.125.d.14 [Another copy]
  • Lawcode, Ulozhenie (Moscow, 1649)
    C.54.k.8
  • Psalter, Psaltyr' ([Kutein], [1650])
    C.185.a.46
  • Nomocanon, Indreptarea legii (Tirgoviste, 1652)
    C.112.g.5
  • Nomocanon, Kormchaia (Moscow, 1653)
    Cup.410.c.136
  • Pamvo Berynda, Slavonic dictionary, Leksikon slavenorosskii (Kutein, 1653)
    628.d.2
  • Primer, Bukvar' (Kutein, 1653)
    C.127.a.4 (3)
  • Anthologion [translations by Arsenios the Greek], Anfologion (Moscow, 1660)
    C.110.b.1
  • Services, life and miracles of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, Sluzhby i zhitie i chiudesa [Nikolaia chiudotvortsa] (Moscow, 1662)
    C.127.a.4 (1)
  • Bible, Bibliia (Moscow, 1663)
    1.f.12
  • Primer, Bukvar' (Moscow, 1664)
    C.127.a.4 (2)
  • Gospels, Evangelion (Lviv, 1670)
    Cup.410.c.252
  • Ioanikii Galiatovskii [Kliuch razumeniia] Cheia Intelesului (Bucharest, 1678)
    C.185.b.11
  • Patericon of the Kiev Monastery of the Caves, Paterik ili otechnik pecherskii (Kiev, 1678)
    490.i.2
  • Psalter, Psaltyr' (Moscow, 1678)
    3089.aaa.19
  • Simeon Polotskii, Primer, Bukvar' iazyka slavenska (Moscow, 1679)
    1569/3569
  • Akathists, Prechestnye Akafisty (Kiev, 1680)
    R.23.a.19025
  • Hagiasmatarion, Evkhologion ili trebnik (Kiev, 1681)
    Cup.410.f.824
  • Multiplication tables, Schitanie udobnoe (Moscow, 1682)
    RB.a20551
  • Hieratikon, Sluzhebnik (Moscow, 1684)
    1509/1122
  • Primer, Azbuka uchebnaia ([Moscow], 1687)
    C.1185.a.2
  • Psalter, Psaltyr' (Moscow, 1687)
    1009.b.4
  • Dimitrii, Rostovskii, Runo oroshennoe (Chernihiv, 1691)
    C.192.a.222
  • Primer, Bukvar' iazyka slavenska (Lviv, 1692)
    C.190.aaa.13
  • Psalter and New Testament, Novyi zavet...i pri nem Psaltir' (Kiev, 1692)
    217.g.5
  • Acts and Epistles, Apostol (Kiev, 1695)
    C.104.k.12
  • H.W. Ludolf, Grammatica Russica (Oxford, 1696)
    69.b.9
    628.g.2 [Another copy]
    G.17603 [Another copy]
  • H.W. Ludolf [Manual of conversation] (Oxford, [1696])
    628.h.16(3)
  • Order of taking the major and minor vows of St Basil, Posledovanie postrigu dvoiu (Suprasl, 1697)
    C.133.g.11
  • Dimitrie Cantemir, Divanul (Iasi, 1698)
    C.118.g.2
  • Primer, Bukovna (Alba Iulia, 1699)
    628.d.6 (3)
  • Aesop. Pritchi, Fables (Amsterdam, 1700)
    C.58.cc2
  • Il'ia Kopievich, Latina Grammatica (Amsterdam, 1700)
    628.d.6 (1)
  • Ochtoechos, Oktoikh (Buzau, 1700)
    C.192.c.11

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