Lindisfarne Gospels, The

Lindisfarne Gospels, The

By: Backhouse, Janet

Price: $14.95


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. It 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.

Title: Lindisfarne Gospels, The

Author: Backhouse, Janet

Categories: Graphic Design, Art, Religion, Western, Books on Books,

Publisher: Phaidon Press: 1993

ISBN Number: 0714824615

ISBN Number 13: 9780714824611

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Type: Art

Weight: 1.00

Seller ID: 141622

Description: A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 96 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. Many color and b&w illustrations.

Keywords: Lindisfarne Gospels, Manuscript, Northumbria, Monastery, Saint Cuthbert, book Painting, Christianity, Illuminated Manuscript, Illuminations, letters, Lettering,