The Book of Kells.

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The Book of Kells

Bernard Meehan

Thames & Hudson, Inc.

500 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10110-0017

www.thamesandhudsonusa.com

9780500480243, $19.95, PB, 96pp, www.amazon.com

Synopsis: The Book of Kells is an illuminated manuscript Gospel book, created by Celtic monks c. 800 AD. A compendium showcasing 98 full color illustrations from this historic volume, "The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College Dublin" is an extraordinary and inherently fascinating introduction to The Book of Kells.

Critique: Supported with impressively well presented and descriptive commentaries by Bernard Meehan, (who was head of research collections and keeper of...

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