New York. Morgan Library
Title OLD TESTAMENT MINIATURES : A MEDIEVAL PICTURE BOOK WITH 283 PAINTINGS FROM THE CREATION TO THE STORY OF DAVID / INTRODUCTION AND LEGENDS BY SYDNEY C. COCKERELL ; PREFACE BY JOHN PLUMMER.
Book Condition Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket
Publisher New York George Braziller 1982
Seller ID 7656
Folio 13" - 23" tall; 208 pages; First two blank pages rippled. Dust jacket has a few marginal closed tears. Reproduction of 46 leaves of the Morgan Picture Bible, an imperfect manuscript of Old Testament illustrations in the Morgan Library; with additional reproductions of 2 of the missing leaves (folio 43-44) in the Bibliothèque nationale, Paris, and another (folio 45) originally from the collection of Dr. Peter and Irene Ludwig, in Aachen, Germany. Previously published in 1927 for the Roxburghe Club under the title: A Book of Old Testament illustrations of the middle of the thirteenth century. The descriptive pages have been inserted between the plates and pertinent Biblical passages have been supplied. CANNOT BE MAILED OUTSIDE USA.
Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts