The Book of Kells (Hardback)Bernard Meehan (author)
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Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 2470 g
Dimensions: 320 x 245 x 37 mm
'Each reproduction is accompanied by Bernard Meehan's clear and considered exegesis on one of the most complex artefacts of the Christian tradition ... If only all art historians were such illuminating companions' - Marina Vaizey, V&A Magazine
'The value of the new edition of `The Book of Kells' is not merely in the quality of the illustrations but the lucidity of the explanatory texts by Bernard Meehan ... I bask in pride that we did not destroy this masterpiece of European art' - Colm Toibin
'We think we know the Book of Kells, but the plates in this bargain of a book still take your breath away; and its author knows that the unknowns are at least as interesting as the knowns' - Times Literary Supplement
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