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CODEX CENANNESIS. THE BOOK OF KELLS by Book of Kells - Hardcover - Limited to 500 copies (this no. 219) - 1950 - from First Folio and Biblio.co.uk

CODEX CENANNESIS. THE BOOK OF KELLS

by Book of Kells

Condition: Fine in d.j.'s and cardboard slipcases. A magnificent set.


Bern: Urs Graf-Verlag, 1950. Limited to 500 copies (this no. 219). Fine in d.j.'s and cardboard slipcases. A magnificent set.. Limited to 500 copies (this no. 219). Three volumes. Folio. Complete facsimile with 48 mounted color plates. Bound in full vellum, the spines and upper covers with titles and designs in gilt and black. Vol. III with matching spine and boards. Vols. I and II in facsimile; Vol. III is a Introductory by E.H. Alton and essays by P. Meyer and G.O. Simms.
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  • Bookseller: First Folio US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 18510
  • Title: CODEX CENANNESIS. THE BOOK OF KELLS
  • Author: Book of Kells
  • Book condition: Used - Fine in d.j.'s and cardboard slipcases. A magnificent set.
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Limited to 500 copies (this no. 219)
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Urs Graf-Verlag
  • Place: Bern
  • Date published: 1950
  • Bookseller catalogs: FACSIMILES;


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