Exemplary in perfect English 1974 facsimile edition of the Book of Kells (The Book of Kells), in English. Main work of Celtic Christianity. Not a full facsimile of the original work, publishing only plays the miniadas pages and Celtic symbols.
Reproductions from the Manuscript in Trinity College Dublin With a Study of the Manuscript by Francoise Henry. London, Thames and Hudson, 1974. folio, format 27 x 35 cm. Very illustrated 230 pages. Illustrations and color facsimile of the original text.
Editorial orange cloth-bound with gold, accompanied by case matching, type overall, with fitted sheet. Only copy we have available.
The Book of Kells is an illuminated manuscript with ornamental motifs, made by Celtic monks around the year 800 in Kells (Ireland). He is considered the centerpiece of Celtic Christianity and Irish-Saxon art, and one of the most magnificent illuminated manuscripts that have survived the Middle Ages.
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