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Auction 101, Lot 610

"The Book of Kells: Reproductions from the Manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin", Knopf, Alfred A.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1977 (published)



10.5 x 13.5 inches
26.7 x 34.3 cm
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An extraordinary volume of reproductions from the original manuscript of the most lavishly executed illuminated manuscripts of the early Middle Ages. Along with the 93 pages and 76 enlarged details is an essay on book illustration by Francoise Henry. First American Edition, 126 color plates (many full page), 75 monochrome illustrations. Hardbound with illustrated dustjacket.


Condition: A+

Dustjacket slightly bumped.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/4/2002