The Book of Kells. An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College Dublin.

SKU: 11743

With 117 illustrations, many of them full page, and 110 of them in brillian color. A large-format manuscript codex of the Latin text of the gospels with additional  resources, part of a group of manuscripts produced during the 7th and 9th centuries in Ireland. The most lavishly decorated, it has become an inspiring symbol of Irish nationality and creativity. The accompanying text provides a wealth of historical and contextual information. A few stickers show this copy is X-Library but they don't affect the quality of the book, which is printed on heavy paper and encased in a protective plastic cover. Thames & Hudson Ltd, London. 2003. Paper. USED. $10.00