Celtic & Anglo-Saxon Art & Ornament
A great book for artists and crafts people alike.
It is the stunning use of minute and expertly arranged details that lends such marvelous beauty to the art of early Angelo/Saxon and Celtic cultures. From the fifth through the eighth centuries, Irish and Angelo-Saxon artists originated, cultivated, and perfected a style of art unparalleled and completely distinct from that of any other part of the world. Selected from incredibly rare illuminated manuscripts, this volume spotlights a wondrous variety of that ancient ornamental artwork.