From the collection of Y.N. Kostyuk

Mini books from the collection of Y. N. Kostyuk - International Calligraphic Exhibition
 
Mini books from the collection of Y. N. Kostyuk - International Calligraphic Exhibition
 
Mini books from the collection of Y. N. Kostyuk - International Calligraphic Exhibition
 
Mini books from the collection of Y. N. Kostyuk - International Calligraphic Exhibition
 

Hans Lulfing
«Derivation of Alphabet»

(81×19 mm), Moscow, “Kniga”, 1981, fragment of the Phoenitian.

V. Khudoley
«The Whole Life – NO PARKING!»

(80×95 mm, Moscow, «NONPAREIL», 2005);
fragment of a handwritten text of the artist Y. Nozdrin.

T. Mavrina
«Fairy Alphabet»

(115×90 mm, Moscow, «Goznak», 1969); printed copy of a handwritten text of the artist T. Mavrina.

Kozma Prutkov
«Fruits of Reflection»

(55×75 mm, Perm, 1987);
printed copy of a handwritten text of the artist V. Vagin. 

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A. Pushkin
«Winter Evening»

(92×95 mm, SPb, Mikhaylovskoe, Petrovskoe, 1992); printed copy of a handwritten text of K. Hokkio (Japan) and the artist E. Nasibulin. 

Ion Kryange
«Fairytales»

(40×61 mm, Kishinev, «Literatura Artistichna», 1977);
printed copy of a handwritten text of the artist I. Bogdesko, the Russian language.

Ion Kryange
«Fairytales»

(40×61 mm, Kishinev, «Literatura Artistichna», 1977);
printed copy of a handwritten text of the artist I. Bogdesko, the Moldavian language.

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V. Kamensky
«Life is Difficult»

(44×44 mm, Publishing House of Perm, 1984); printed copy of a handwritten text of the artist V. Vagin.
I. Levochkin
«Initials of the XIth – XVIth centuries»

(62×94 mm, Moscow, «Kniga», 1983).
V. Khudoley
«About Yuriy Nozdrin, his painting, graphics, calligraphy and bookplates, unique books and playing cards»

(49×69 mm, St.-Petersburg Miniature Book-Club, 2005); fragment of a handwritten text of the artist Y. Nozdrin.
M. Znidersic
«The Sarajevo Haggadah»

(41×55 mm, Ljubljana, «VGC and Martin Znidersic», 1988); fragment of a facsimile after a manuscript of the XIVth century.
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Ivan Fedorov
«The Alphabet»

(52×80 mm, Moscow, «Prosveshchenie», 1977);
fragment of a facsimile edition of 1574.

«Church Calendar»
(55×82 mm, handwritten, unknown author, 1832); text is in Kirillitsa /Old Slavic language.

«Canon, Troparion»
(50×80 mm, handwritten, unknown author, 1801-1825);
text is in Kirillitsa /Old Slavic language.

«Church Calendar»
(78×97 mm, without data output, 1861); hard copy, Church Slavonic. 

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«Correspondence Between St. Francis and St. Ann»
(25×35 mm, Zurich, «Belser Verlag», 1987); Facsimile edition in Latin (the original (beginning of the XIIIth century) is the smallest book at the Vatican Library).

«Correspondence Between St. Francis and St. Ann»
(25×35 mm, Zurich, «Belser Verlag», 1987); Facsimile edition in Latin (the original (beginning of the XIIIth century) is the smallest book at the Vatican Library).

«Torah»
(poster in a frame; 9,5×8 sm).

«The Hannya Shingyo»
(in Chinese and Sanskrit, 810×47 mm, Tokyo, Addo-Rie Studio, 1980); handwritten, paper, ink, in palm tree case.  

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«The Hannya Shingyo»
(in Chinese and Sanskrit, 810×47 mm, Tokyo, Addo-Rie Studio, 1980); handwritten, paper, ink, in palm tree case.

J. W. Goethe
«Roman Elegies»

(100×150 mm, Moscow, «Kniga», 1982);
fragment of facsimile after a handwritten text of Goethe in the German language.

N. Baratashvili
«Fate of Georgia»

(80×120 mm, Moscow, «Kniga», 1983);
fragment of facsimile of a handwritten text of N. Baratashvili in the Georgian language.

M. Z. Dolinsky, V. I. Yakubovich
«Russian Initial. Second half of the XIXth century. XX century»

(80×125 mm, Moscow, «Kniga», 1990). 

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«STUNDENBUCH AUS BRUGGE  VAT.ROSS.94»
(65×90 mm, Zurich, «Belser Verlag», 1996); facsimile edition in Latin (the original of 1600, Vatican Library)..

«STUNDENBUCH AUS BRUGGE  VAT.ROSS.94»
(65×90 mm, Zurich, «Belser Verlag», 1996); facsimile edition in Latin (the original of 1600, Vatican Library).

«Reading Chinese»
(statuette, silver, 11×8×9 см; Italy). 

«An Official with a Book»
(statuette, wood, 7×7×14 sm; Russia). 

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«Professor with a Book»
(statuette, rubber, 7×7×15 sm; Germany).

«Reading Arab»
(statuette, ceramics 11×8×13 sm; Egypt).

«Armenian Miniature»
(moulage of a manuscript, in a glass case, 26×19 sm).

«Reading Hasid»
(statuette, glass, 5×5×10 sm; Murano, Italy).

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Alisher Navoi
«Farhad and Shirin»

(95×65 mm, Moscow, «Kniga», 1984;
on book-cover – fragment of the text in Farsi).

Birch bark sheets stitched in form of a mini-book.   

«Reading Girl»
(statuette, ceramics, 2×3×3 sm; Germany).

«St. Nicholas with a Book»
(statuette, tin, 4×2,5×7,5 sm; Russia). 

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Y. Golubets
«Precious Scrolls»

(99×78 mm; Moscow, «Kniga», 1989).

«Koran»
(55×82 mm, UAE, 2002, blue chamois binding).

«Koran»
(25×33 mm, UAE, 2002, red book-cover and silver case).

«Ekron» («Read»)
(paper, ink; 10,5×13 mm); author – K. Shoislomov, Tashkent. 

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«Koran»
(55×82 mm; silver case, filigree, in the middle – bone carving);
author – I. Izabakarov, Kubachi, Dagestan.

«Dwarf with a Book and Pen»
(statuette, ceramics 7×7×13 sm; Russia).

«Owl on a Book»
(statuette, silver; Italy).

«Rat with the Gabrieliad of A. Pushkin»
(2 two statuettes, coal clay);
author – Y. Novikova, Moscow. 

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«A Note In the Album of Yaroslav Kostyuk»
(paper, ink); author – Chang Fong-Shean , Taiwan).

«Ganesha with a Book»
(statuette, marble, 6×8×10 sm, India).
*Ganesha is one of the best-known and most worshipped deities in the Hindu pantheon, son of Shiva and Parvati. The lord of wealth and wisdom.

«Dragons with a Scroll and Book»
(statuette, ceramics 6×10×9 sm; China).

«Lady with a Book»
(statuette, brass; India). 

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«Peasant with a Book»
(statuette, clay, 6×7×12 sm; Kargopol, Russia).

Sitting Old Man with an Open Book»
(statuette, white clay, 4×2,5×8 sm; Tashkent).

«Scientist In Mantle»
(statuette, red clay 4×2,5×8 sm; Tashkent).

«Astrologer with Books»
(statuette, clay 4×2,5×8 sm; Tashkent).

 

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