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The Book of Kells : ... fine art facsimile volume

Print Book, Latin, ©1990
[Faksimile Verlag Luzern], [Lucerne], ©1990
facsimiles (reproductions)
681 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 35 cm + 1 commentary volumes (407 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 36 cm in slipcase 38 cm) + 1 prospectus portfolio (15 pages, [6] pages of plates : color illustrations, color facsimiles, portraits (1 color) ; 45 cm)
9783856720315, 3856720316
[V. 1] Facsimile
[v. 2] Commentary / edited by Peter Fox
[v. 3] Prospectus
Full-color facsimile of the 8th cent. Latin manuscript (Ms. 58 in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin)
Issued with a commentary volume: The Book of Kells ... : commentary / edited by Peter Fox
One transparency inserted in commentary volume
The facsimile ends with p. [680]; title from p. [681]
Bound in publisher's white kidskin with raised bands. Issued in black leather presentation box with silver-plated mountings to upper cover and corners and gilt Celtic knotwork tooled on upper cover
"A unique, limited edition of 1480 copies worldwide, numbered in arabic numerals. 80 copies numbered in roman numerals are ... reserved ... for the authors and collaborators, as well as for the publisher's archives."
In Latin; title page in German and English; commentary volume and prospectus in German Digital copy available online