In the Beginning was the World: The Power and Glory of Illuminated Bibles by Andreas Fingernagel & Christian Gastgeber
folio. pp. 415. profusely illustrated. bibliography. glossary. pictorial silk hardcover. (fine condition). Koln: Taschen, .
ISBN-10: 382283064X / ISBN-13: 9783822830642
Examining the history of Bibles from the Middle Ages, the editors gather a team of scientific experts to describe each manuscript in detail. This book presents the Bible as it was visualized in both theological and historical contexts and makes the finest of these illuminated manuscripts accessible to the general public.