The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College Dublin
The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College Dublin  -     By: Bernard Meehan
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The Book of Kells, dating from about 800, is a brilliantly decorated manuscript of the four Gospels. This new official guide, by the former Keeper of Manuscripts at Trinity College Library, Dublin, provides fascinating insights into the Book of Kells, revealing the astounding detail and richness of one of the greatest works of medieval art. The illustrations in the guide include reproductions of complete pages and details that allow one to marvel at the intricacy of the decoration. The Book of Kells is explored through its historical background; its structure; its decorative elements, including the richness of its symbols and themes; the scribes and artists who worked on the manuscript; and the tools and pigments used in its creation.

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Title: The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College Dublin
By: Bernard Meehan
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 96
Vendor: Thames & Hudson
Publication Date: 2020
Dimensions: 9.8 X 7.6 (inches)
Weight: 14 ounces
ISBN: 0500480249
ISBN-13: 9780500480243
Stock No: WW480243

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