On Vacłaŭ Łastoŭski's Historyja biełaruskaj (kryŭskaj) knihi

...Lastoŭski's Historyja belaruskaj knihi ...continues to occupy the place of honour among works devoted to research into Belarusian language and literature before the 19th century.

The Historyja belaruskaj knihi, subtitled An attempt at a descriptive bibliography from the end of the 10th to the beginning of the 19th centuries, has insured admiration and wide recognition for its author, not only because of its impressive content, but also with regard to the conditions under which it was compiled and published...