THE LINDISFARNE GOSPELS.

(Illuminated Manuscripts).
  • Oxford: Phaidon in Association with the British Library, (1981).
  • small 4to.
  • paper-covered boards, dust jacket.
  • 96 pages.

Price: $10.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 62267

First edition. Origins and making, and later history of the Lindisfarne Gospels (8th century), with a chapter comparing the illumination of the Lindisfarne Gospels to that of several more or less contemporary manuscripts and to some decorative metalwork of the same era. The 66 illustrations include color photographs of all of the major illuminated pages of the manuscripts, and other materials in color or black-and-white. Index. Near fine.