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Celtic AlphabetsCeltic Alphabets (Celtic Design S.) This is study of Celtic manuscripts with a collection of 16 alphabets of decorated letters. Some of the Celtic styles represented are knotwork, animal, spiral, maze and plant and the alphabet of lions from the Book of Kells is recreated. From 6th century birds to late medieval dragons, from early Celtic spirals to the later Tree of Life, the text shows the evolution of the letter forms, from Roman to Irish Gothic. Celtic Alphabet.

Celtic Cross StitchCeltic Cross Stitch (Rdus): 30 Alphabet, Animal, and Knotwork Projects Celtic Cross Stitch (Rdus): 30 Alphabet, Animal, and Knotwork Projects. Instructions and patterns for counted cross-stitch projects include bookmarks, placemats, pillow covers, jewelry, Christmas decorations, and handkerchiefs. Celtic Alphabet.

Celtic Initials and Alphabets (Celtic Ornament) Celtic Initials and Alphabets. Featuring Celtic lettering, initials and alphabets, this is a celebration of Celtic art and design. The illustrations are accompanied by an explanatory text, and there is ample further information on the Celtic tradition. Celtic Alphabet.

Illuminated Letters (Celtic Design S.) From the Celtic Design series, a reference manual on Celtic illuminated letters, blending history and anecdote with practical instruction. Celtic Alphabet.

The Book of KellsThe Book of Kells The Book of Kells. This edition reproduces the most important of the fully decorated pages plus a series of enlargements showing the almost unbelievable minuteness of the detail; spiral and interlaced patterns, human and animal ornament, a combination of high seriousness and humour. Accompanying the illustrations is a new text by Bernard Meehan, the Keeper of Manuscripts at Trinity College, Dublin. He provides an authoritative analysis of these exuberant inventions, the artists, the text and the writing, and a full account of the historical background to the miraculous world of the Book of Kells.

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