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Painstakingly reproduced from a rare facsimile edition, this volume contains full-page decorations, portraits, illustrations, plus a sampling of textual leaves with exquisite calligraphy and ornamentation. The 32 full-color illustrations include the first image of Virgin and Child in a Western manuscript and early representations of Apocalyptic visionary symbols of the Evangelists.

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32 full-color, full-page plates from the greatest illuminated manuscript of the Middle Ages. Captions.

Synopsis:

Painstakingly reproduced from a rare facsimile edition, this volume contains full-page decorations, portraits, illustrations, plus a sampling of textual leaves with exquisite calligraphy and ornamentation. 32 full-color illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486243450
Author:
Cirker, Blanche
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Ireland
Subject:
Europe - Ireland
Subject:
Fine Arts
Subject:
History - Medieval
Subject:
Art history
Subject:
Calligraphy
Subject:
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Celtic
Subject:
Book of Kells
Subject:
Techniques - Calligraphy
Subject:
Art-Calligraphy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Fine Art, History of Art
Series Volume:
146
Publication Date:
19821031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
12.25 x 9.38 in 0.4 lb

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"Synopsis" by , 32 full-color, full-page plates from the greatest illuminated manuscript of the Middle Ages. Captions.

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Painstakingly reproduced from a rare facsimile edition, this volume contains full-page decorations, portraits, illustrations, plus a sampling of textual leaves with exquisite calligraphy and ornamentation. 32 full-color illustrations.
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