A Postil by Mikalojus Daukša (1599), one of the first Lithuanian books in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The plate of this title page with a Renaissance arch of triumph was also used in printing Ivan Fedorov’s book Apostle (1564), the first book published in Russia, and the Lithuanian Postil (1600) issued by the Protestants. Thus, the same form of design was used with different texts in religious books of three religions

Copyright: BALTOS LANKOS, Vilnius, 1995.