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Lot 415/0214

SOLD Hammer price: €8000, Estimate: €4000-6000

The Book of Kells, Facsimile

Facsimile – Verlay, Luzern, Publishers:
The Book of Kells, The most precious illuminated manuscript of the early middle ages, now reproduced, The First and Only complete Fine Art Facsimile Edition, published by Authority of the Board of T.C.D., Dublin, lg. thick 4to Luzern 1990, Ltd. Edn. (1480) in fine white tawed leather oven wooden boards, contained in a specially created Presentation Box, the Celtic decorated embossed surface with blind and gilt tooled design with silver and brass mounts; together with a large Commentary Volume with illus., leather backed cloth in slip case.
* An opportunity to acquire a complete facsimile of one of the World’s Greatest Art Treasures. As a lot. (2)

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