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Specimens of Russian calligraphy, Written in the first half of the 17th century

MS. Arch. Selden A. 72 (5)

  • Request

Specimens of Russian calligraphy, introducing the name and titles of the czar Michael Feodorovich, the first Romanov (1613-45), and forms of address, etc.


  • Creation: Written in the first half of the 17th century


1 Roll

Language of Materials

  • Rundi


MS. Arch. Selden A. 72 (5)


Old Selden mark = A. 71*(5)

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 3209

Custodial History

Manuscript 3220 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

On paper, with pen-and-ink ornament


on a roll 42 ft. 4 1/2 in. x 8 1/2 in., made of 41 pieces, with a modern parchment cover, in a circular leather box 9 5/8 in. high by 3 1/3 in. in diameter

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom