Lindisfarne Gospels, Facsimile Edition

Collection Guide


Fine art facsimile of The Lindisfarne Gospels, one of the most important and best-preserved early medieval manuscripts. The original can be seen in London at the British Library.
Dr. Midori Yamanouchi
Faksimile Verlag of Luzern Switzerland
Date Range
1 volume
Latin, English

Access and Use

Digital Access

No digital access is currently available for materials in this collection.

Physical Access

The facsimile is periodically on exhibit in a rare book exhibit case in the Reading Room of the University Archives and McHugh Special Collections. The book can also be examined by appointment when it is not on exhibit.


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Preferred Citation

Lindisfarne Gospels, Facsimile Edition, McHugh Special Collections, The University of Scranton.

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Administrative/Biographical History

This fine art facsimile of the Lindisfarne Gospels was produced in 2002 by Faksimile Verlag of Luzern Switzerland, a company that specializes in the highest quality reproductions of liturgical medieval manuscripts. The facsimile was produced in cooperation with the British Library using state of the art digital photographic technology.

Acquisition Information

The Weinberg Memorial Library Special Collections received an extraordinary gift in honor of the 20th anniversary of the Library in 2012. Dr. Midori Yamanouchi, Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library Board Member, provided funding for the acquisition of a fine art facsimile of the Lindisfarne Gospels.