The British Library, London, 1995. 64p. Richly ills.(full colour photographs). Pictorial half cloth. Nice copy. The Lindisfarne Gospels is one of Britain's greatest artistic treasures, the outstanding surviving example of Anglo-Saxon book painting of the late seventh century. Written and illuminated in honour of God and St Cuthbert about 698 AD by the monk Eadfrith, afterwards Bishop of Lindisfarne, it is famous for the superb quality and intricate design of its decorated pages. Here Janet Backhouse describes how the manuscript was made, placing it in the context of early Christian Northubria. With all the major pages and many details reproduced in colour, this is an ideal introduction for anyone with an interest in manuscript illumination, insular art and design, and the early history of the book in Britain. (Publisher's information). Antiquarian. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Titel: The Lindisfarne Gospels.
Buchbeschreibung Phaidon Press, US, 1994. Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. 0714824615 Very good. Some creasing. * Quality, Value, Experience. Artikel-Nr. LOWER23KR2782
Buchbeschreibung Phaidon Press, Oxford, 1990. Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. Qto size, good to very good in paperback-clean copy; B&W and Colour; 10.94 X 8.35 X 0.47 inches; 96 pages. Artikel-Nr. 47042
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Gut. Taschenbuch Verlag: Phaidon Press Ltd (5. März 1987) Sprache: Englisch ISBN-10: 0714824615 ISBN-13: 978-0714824611 THE LINDISFARNE GOSPELS, a manuscript produced in the Northumbrian island monastery of Lindisfarne at the end of the seventh century, in honour of Saint Cuthbert, is one of the world, s masterpieces of book painting. lt is a precious relic of early Christianity in England, and one of the nation, s greatest treasures. This is the first book to make the chief glories of the Lindisfarne Gospels accessible to a wide public. All the important illuminated pages are reproduced in colour from a new and accurate Set of photographs. In her introductory chapters Janet Backhouse tells the story of Lindisfarne and of Saint Cuthbert, and describes how the manuscript was made. A sequence of the great illuminated pages is then followed by an absorbing account of their relationship to earlier and contemporary works of art. The final chapter traces the history of the manuscript right up to the present day. Now reissued as a paperback, The Lindisfarne Gospels is a fitting tribute to one of the world, s greatest works of art. JANET BACKHOUSE is an Assistant Keeper in the Department of Manuscripts at the British Library, which owns the Lindisfarne Gospels. gepflegtes Exemplar, nur kleine Lesespuren, .KUNDENINFROMATION: Bitte zahlen sie Bücher unter 5€ nicht per Kreditkarte. Bei Zahlung auf Rechnung gewähren wir 10% Rabatt. / CUSTOMERINFROMATION: in payment as invoice we grant a 10% discount. Hardcover. Artikel-Nr. B00039257
Buchbeschreibung Phaidon, 1981. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good. Good h/bk in d/w, occassional pen markings, 4to. Artikel-Nr. 96646