Contents and Arrangement

Simms, G.O.: The book of Kells, 1976

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Broadside, 8vo (195 mm.); prospectus for a reproduction of "one of Ireland's greatest treasures [that] has been in the library of Trinity College, Dublin for about three hundred years and is recognised as one of the greatest illuminated manuscripts ever produced." Brown paper, previous folds.


Arrangement follows the order of the original Excel inventory.


Author: Simms, G.O.

Dublin, Ireland: Dolmen Press

Collection History

Processing Information

Finding aid created via automated processes by Regine Heberlein, 2017.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Associate University Librarian for Special Collections. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Simms, G.O.: The book of Kells; Collection of Ephemera Relating to the Marketing of Books, RBD2, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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