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The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin (Second Edition)

 
 
 
 
The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin (Second Edition)
Author: Bernard Meehan
ISBN 13: 9780500277904
ISBN 10: 500277907
Edition: Second Edition
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication Date: 1995-02-17
Format: Paperback
Pages: 96
List Price: $19.95
 
 

"Beautiful … by far the best modern short account of one of the great monuments of early Irish civilization … required reading for anyone interested in the subject."—The Irish Times

Library Journal

This is essentially a scholarly introduction to the Book of Kells, the ancient illuminated manuscript of the gospels housed at Trinity College in Dublin. The text is laced with 117 mostly color photographs of the book's beautifully illustrated pages. For religious and art collections.