An official guide to the Book of Kells, an incredibly decorated manuscript of the four gospels dating from the medieval period. This guide provides intriguing insight into the background behind the original book, alongside analysis of the rich artwork, with reproductions of complete pages from the original and facts that reveal its feat as a creation. The book’s structure, symbols and themes are explored, alongside details on the scribes and artists who were responsible for the work. This guide has all you need to know about the 800 year old masterpiece.
  • Author: Meehan, Bernard
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
  • Format: Paperback
  • Publication Date: 08/02/2018
  • ISBN: 9780500480243
  • B-Code: B035078
  • Illustrated: Colour illustrations
  • Pages: 96
  • Dimensions: 248x190mm