Old Testament miniatures: a medieval picture book with 283 paintings from the Creation to the story of David. Introd. and legends by Sydney C. Cockerell. Pref. by John Plummer.

; Plummer, John, 1919-
New York, G. Braziller [1969] .

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Other Title Book of Old Testament illustrations of the middle of the thirteenth century.
Bible. Old Testament. Selections. English. Douai. 1969. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85013576
Other Authors Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, 1867-1962.
Plummer, John, 1919-
Subjects Bible. Old Testament -- Illustrations.
Bible. Old Testament. -- Illustrations.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval.
Pierpont Morgan Library.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Manuscript. M.638.
Description 208 pages color illustrations 40 cm
Copyright Date [1969]
Notes 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.
Reproduction of 46 leaves of an imperfect manuscript of Old Testament illustrations now in the Morgan Library, with additional reproductions of 2 leaves in the Bibliothè€que nationale, Paris, and another now in the possession of Dr. and Mrs. Peter Ludwig, Aachen, Germany.
Includes bibliographical references (page 4).
Bound in gray linen over boards, the spine and cover stamped in gold; in illuminated black dustjacket, printed in gold and white.
Summary Among the great treasures of the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York is an illuminated book more than 700 years old, depicting nearly 300 scenes from the Old Testament from the Creation to the story of David. The miniatures, richly colored in shades of red, green, blue, pink, brown, and gold, are reproduced here in color in their entirety for the first time"--Cover flap.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)00030362
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