Book of Kells [facsimile]

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Dublin Core

Title

Book of Kells [facsimile]

Subject

1. Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- Facsimiles. 2. Book of Kells -- Illustrations. 3. Illumination of books and manuscripts, Celtic.

Description

Protective Case: fair to good ; bumped corners ; some wear and damage on opening edge ; green cloth with gilded title area on one side with large, detailed coloured illustration affixed to the other (the number '34' and text feature near the bottom of the image) ; some of the cloth needs to be re-affixed

Binding: good to very good ; same green cloth as sleeve ; gilded imagine on cover ; bumped corners

Spine: good to very good ; gilded title ; gilded publisher information ("alfred -a- knopf") at tail end of spine with gold line above and below

Textblock: near fine ; some fingerprints

Title Page/Material Text: THE BOOK OF KELLS / Reproductions from the Manuscript in Trinity College Dublin [Verso: "with a study of the manuscript by Françoise Henry / 126 colour plates / 75 monochrome illustrations]

First American Edition

Printers/Binders: Conzett and Huber, Zurich

Creator

Study: Françoise Henry

Photographer: John Kennedy of The Green Studio, Dublin

Source

Unknown

Publisher

Alfred A. Knopf

Publishing Note: "A Borzoi Book"

Date

Original: c. 8th/9th century
Facsimile: 1974

Format

Hardcover, cloth bound book ; 35 cm ; p. 226+

Language

Latin ; English

Identifier

ID Number 6 ; Bin 1

Document Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Hardcover, cloth bound book ; 35 cm ; p. 226+

Citation

Study: Françoise Henry Photographer: John Kennedy of The Green Studio, Dublin, “Book of Kells [facsimile],” Special Collections, accessed January 29, 2023, https://archive.fims.uwo.ca/specialcollections/items/show/60.