Title: The Book of Kings: Art, War, and the Morgan Library's Medieval Picture Bible
Author: by William Noel & Daniel Weiss (volume editors)
Book condition: Inside book is in Very Good to Like New condition.
Cover: Very Good
Dust jacket: Very Good. Dust jacket is protected with Mylar cover.
Publisher: Walters Art Museum and Third Millenium Publishing; 2002
"The Book of Kings: Art, War, and the Morgan Library's Medieval Picture Bible used medieval works from the Morgan and The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, to explore ways in which Christian, Muslim, and Jewish cultures used storytelling to define themselves and their values. The Picture Bible—one of the greatest illuminated manuscripts produced in thirteenth-century France—was disbound for conservation and study, offering visitors a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view twenty-six of the book's pages in a single exhibition. The Book of Kings which was on view at the Princeton University Art Museum was organized by The Walters Art Museum in collaboration with the Morgan."
- Morgan Library
"The Morgan Picture Bible was designed to bring selected Old Testament stories into the 13th-century present of its original audience. The Book of Kings provides the viewer with an insight into the politics, religion, and culture of 13th-century France."