Peter Brown. The Book of Kells: Forty-Eight Pages and Details in Color from the Manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1981
Old cover removed and pages trimmed, ironed, guarded, and sewn on five bands. Encased in a modified K-118 structure with vellum spine, double boards interspersed with hand-laid paper, hand-sewn headbands, and a sculptural substrate of layered Arches watercolor paper. Dark green Harmatan goatskin, dark green endpapers. Painting on front board based on reproduction in text, trimmed and placed in sculpted frame.