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1.
The Book of Kells : An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College Dublin
by Bernard Meehan

Thames & Hudson
Paperback - 95 pages
2nd edition (February 1995)


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From Booklist , February 15, 1995
For the fiscally conservative library, this fine, small book is an ideal substitute for the recent $18,000 facsimile of Ireland's renowned Book of Kells, the most famous of all illuminated medieval Gospels. This representation might not include all 680 illuminated pages, but it does offer 110 color... Read more

 


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The Book of Kells : Selected Plates in Full Color
by Blumette Cirker, Blanche Cirker

Dover Pubns
Paperback
(November 1982)


$5.56
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5 out of 5 stars
djrix, November 25, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
transcends time & religion
32 full color plates from one of the world's greatest books. Although it is Christian art, the Kells reflects centuries of preChristian style & mystery in its bestiary of cats & dragons, its peacock feathers, poses & intertwining lines. There is something in this art that transcends time... Read more

 


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Celtic Hand Stroke by Stroke (Irish Half-Uncial from the Book of Kells : An Arthur Baker Calligraphy Manual)
by Arthur Baker, William Hogarth (Designer)

Dover Pubns
Paperback
(September 1983)

$3.95
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Synopsis
A complete, stroke-by-stroke guide to producing Celtic calligraphy. Learn how to create each leter of the alphabet in the age-old Celtic manner. Crystal clear instructions also cover pens, inks, work surface, paper and lines, how to hold the pen and more. 38 full-page plates plus 8 illustrations. Read more

 


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6 Book of Kells Postcards
by Carol Belanger Grafton

Dover Pubns
Paperback
(October 1993)

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5.   Celtic Art : From Its Beginnings to the Book of Kells
by Ruth Megaw, Vincent Megaw (Contributor)

Thames & Hudson
Paperback
Reprint edition (June 1990)

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The fruit of more than 10 years of research and travel throughout Europe and the British Isles, here is the first single volume to provide a full survey of Celtic arts and crafts from 700 B.C. to A.D. 700. 452 illustrations, 24 in color. Read more

 


6.   Exploring the Book of Kells
by George Otto Simms, David Rooney (Illustrator)

Irish Books & Media
Hardcover - 72 pages
(March 1991)



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Book of Kells Painting Book
by Aidan Meehan

Thames & Hudson
Paperback - 64 pages
(October 1999)


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Aidan Meehan's original studies of animal ornaments drawn from the Book of Kells will inspire you to experiment with your own painting techniques and color schemes. Works of art in themselves, the large-scale drawings are developed from motifs from the four main categories of animal patterns used... Read more

 


8.   The Book of Kells : Its Function and Audience
by Carol Ann Farr

Univ of Toronto Pr (S)
Paperback - 252 pages
(January 1998)



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In The Book of Kells: its Function and Audience Dr. Farr assesses the book as a liturgical document. By focusing on two of the more anomalous miniatures - the 'Temptation' and the so-called 'Arrest' - she deconstructs the rich legacy of biblical and early Christian literature and symbolism available... Read more

 


9.   The Book of Kells : Its Function and Audience (British Library Studies in Medieval Culture)
by Carol Ann Farr

Univ of Toronto Pr (S)
Hardcover - 252 pages
(January 1998)

$75.00

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Card catalog description
In The Book of Kells: its Function and Audience Dr. Farr assesses the book as a liturgical document. By focusing on two of the more anomalous miniatures - the 'Temptation' and the so-called 'Arrest' - she deconstructs the rich legacy of biblical and early Christian literature and symbolism available... Read more

 


10.   Journal Book of Kells Evangelii

Paperblank Book Company
Hardcover
(September 1997)


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11.   Journal Book of Kells Quoniam

Paperblank Book Company
Hardcover
(July 1936)



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12.   The Book of Kells : A Selection of Pages
by Simms

Prometheus books
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(June 1976)

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