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.

Contributor(s): Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962 | Plummer, John, 1919-Publication details: New York, G. Braziller [1969]Description: 208 p. col. illus. 40 cmSubject(s): Bible. O.T. -- Illustrations | Illumination of books and manuscripts, MedievalDDC classification: 745.6/7/094 LOC classification: ND3356 | .B6 1969
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ND 3356 OLD 1969 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available 35678000295610

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 Bibliothèque nationale, Paris, and another now in the possession of Dr. and Mrs. Peter Ludwig, 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.

Bibliography: p. 4.