From the intro: "ITS weird and commanding beauty; its subdued and goldless colouring; the baffling intricacy of its fearless designs; the clean, unwavering sweep of rounded spiral; the creeping undulations of serpentine forms, that writhe in artistic profusion throughout the mazes of its decorations; the strong and legible minuscule of its text; the quaintness of its striking portraiture; the unwearied reverence and patient labour that brought it into being; all of which combined go to mate up the Book of Kells have raised ...

The Book of Kells 2015, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781505870367

Trade paperback

The Book of Kells 1988, Bracken, London

ISBN-13: 9781851701964


The Book of Kells 1986, Studio Editions, London

ISBN-13: 9781851700356