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The Book of Kells by Sir Edward Sullivan - Hardcover - Third Edition - 1927 - from Bygone Books and Biblio.co.uk

The Book of Kells

by Sir Edward Sullivan

Condition: Fair Condition/Fair


The Studio, London, 1927. Third Edition. Hardcover. Fair Condition/Fair. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). xvi, 48 pp + 24 plates. Dust jacket worn and bruised at edges with some short tears and reinforced with card on inside. Hessian boards with gilt title to front and spine. Cloth mottled and slightly discoloured and bumped at corners and ends of spine. Owner signature on front paste down. 24 tipped in colour plates. Paper a little toned otherwise very clean and sound. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Ireland; Ancient (BC); Art & Design. Inventory No: 19115..


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