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The Book of Kells

Urs Graf

1950

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Description

Limited-edition print of the complete facsimile of The Book of Kells in three volumes.

  • Sold as a set of 3.
  • The Book of Kells: Evangeliorum Auattuor Codex Cenannensis.
  • Introduction by E.H. Alton (Irish).
  • A study of the illuminations by Prof. Peter Meyer.
  • Collation of the text with the Vulgate by Dr. George O. Simms, Archbishop of Dublin.
  • Berne: Urs Graf, 1950.
  • Three-volume limited edition, this is 218 of 500.
  • Volumes 1-2 are bound in the original gilt-stamped full vellum and contain 48 pages in full color and 652 in monochrome.
  • Volume 3 is bound in the original vellum-backed blue boards and contains the collection of introductions.
  • Original shipping boxes included.

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Shading to the vellum.

The companion volume shows some bumping to the head and heel of the spine.

Dimensions

Height: 16 inches / 40.64 cm
Width: 9 inches / 22.86 cm

Language

English

Subject

Religion, Religious manuscripts, Fine bindings, Illustrated, British history

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