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SIMMS, George Otto – Exploring the Book of Kells

Ireland – 1988
ISBN: 0862781795
Autor: SIMMS, George Otto
Ilustrador: David Rooney
Estado: Muy bien
Estado sobrecubierta : Bien
Formato: Encuadernación de tapa dura
Idioma: Inglés
Editorial: The O’Brien Press Ltd.,
Formato: Formato en 8°

10.00 IVA Incl.

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Edit. The O’Brien Press Ltd., 1988 Ireland. 8ºM (22,5×14,5) 72 págs. Cartoné con sobrecubierta ilustrada. Cubierta algo deslucida. «A beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells. Here George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals the mysteries hidden in this magnificent manuscript. He introduces the monks who made the book and guides the reader through the intricate detail of this ancient and exotic book.» It is a masterwork of Western calligraphy and represents the pinnacle of Insular illumination. The manuscript takes its name from the Abbey of Kells, which was its home for centuries. The illustrations and ornamentation of the Book of Kells surpass that of other Insular Gospel books in extravagance and complexity.

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