19 June 2007
[BOOK OF KELLS]. Evangeliorum Quattuor Codex Cenannensis. Bern: Urs Graf-Verlag, 1950-1951.
3 volumes, 2o. 48 mounted color plates and numerous full-page monochrome illustrations. Plate volumes bound in original gilt vellum, front covers and spines decorated in gilt and black by Otto Walter Ltd; text volume in original vellum-backed boards, spine decorated in gilt and black (front cover of vol. I slightly bowed, some minor soiling and rubbing); text volume in publisher's board slipcase.
LIMITED EDITION, number 83 of 500 copies of this facsimile of the Book of Kells. The text volume includes an introduction by E.H. Alston, "Notes on the Art and Ornament" by Peter Meyer, and a "Collation of the Text with the Vulgate" by G.O. Simms. (3)
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