Book Of Kells: Notecard Box by Anonymous

Book Of Kells: Notecard Box

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Paperback | October 20, 2015

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A box of twenty beautifully-produced notecards featuring details from the magnificent Book of Kells

The Book of Kells is a masterpiece of western calligraphy, undoubtedly the finest remaining example of an illuminated manuscript, and one of the most important surviving artifacts from medieval Europe. Named after the Abbey of Kells, some forty miles north of Dublin, where it was held for centuries, the Book of Kells was produced around the year 800 CE, probably in both Scotland and Ireland. It is a text of the four Gospels in Latin, employing expert calligraphy and decoration, rare colors, and other embellishments that make it a true work of art.

Paying homage to the incredible beauty of the Book of Kells, this box contains twenty notecards, each individually designed with emblazoned details from the book''s decorated pages. Part of an line of exquisitely crafted gift products celebrating the Book of Kells, these notecards highlight the splendor of the most important surviving work of Celtic art and Ireland’s greatest national treasure.
Thames & Hudson publishes high-quality, beautifully printed books on art, architecture, design, photography, decorative arts, fashion, style, lifestyle, travel, archaeology, history, and spirituality, as well as a number of titles for children.
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Title:Book Of Kells: Notecard BoxFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:6.7 X 5 X 0.8 inShipping dimensions:6.7 X 5 X 0.8 inPublished:October 20, 2015Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0500420246

ISBN - 13:9780500420249

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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