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The Lindisfarne Gospels

Backhouse, Janet

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ISBN 10: 0801413540 / ISBN 13: 9780801413544
Published by Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A., 1981
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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(1st) Very large book, gilt lettering very bright on spine, very tiny creases at top front tip, 96 heavy photo paper pages profusely illustrated, many in color. DJ glossy gray, color-illustration on front from manuscript, color photo of jeweled covers on back. DJ has microtear and very slight surface wear at spine top edge, two micronicks at spine bottom edge, microtears and micronicks at top back edge near spine, tiny tear with very tiny creases at bottom back edge. Near Very Good DJ/Very Fine book. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 32977

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Title: The Lindisfarne Gospels

Publisher: Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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The history, artistic and stylistic development, meaning, and significance of the seventh-century English illuminated manuscript is discussed in detail

About the Author:

Janet Backhouse was Assistant Keeper in the Department of Manuscripts at the British Library. She is the author of The Illuminated Manuscript, also published by Phaidon.

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