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The Book of Kells : MS 58 Trinity College Library Dublin
Bib ID 1898732
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Uniform Title Bible. Gospels. Latin. Book of Kells. 1990
Online Versions
Description Lucerne : Fine Art Facsimile Publishers of Switzerland, c1990 
2 v. : ill. (some col.), col. facsims., maps ; 38 cm. + 1 transparency. 
ISBN 3856720316 (Commentary)
Full contents
  • Commentary / edited by Peter Fox
  • [Facsimile].
 
Notes

The facsimile ed. reproduces the Book of Kells for the first time in its entirety and in full colour. Colour transparencies were electronically analysed using a laser scanner and the printing process involved the use of between 8 and 10 colours.

Commentary issued in slipcase. Facsimile bound in white goatskin, issued in black box with silver metal clasps.

A videocassette describing the significance of the manuscript and showing steps in the production of the facsimile was produced in 1987 entitled A masterpiece re-created.

Limited ed. of 1480 copies.

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-373, Commentary).

Five pages also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-56653137

Source of Acquisition Presented by Audrey and Frank Peters. 
Subjects Book of Kells -- Manuscripts -- Facsimiles.  |  Illumination of books and manuscripts, Celtic.  |  Manuscripts, Medieval -- Facsimiles.
Other authors/contributors Fox, Peter, 1949-  |  Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Library  |  Faksimile-Verlag Luzern

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