pristine, un-marked (no writing, clean family pages) beautifully and exquisitely illustrated and 'loaded'
1876 antique Family Bible with 1300 illustrations! Extensively gold
decorated covers with the text 'Holy Bible' and various decorations, a gold gilt spine
and gold gilt pages. This very comprehensive Bible presents the
complete text of the Old and New Testaments (King James Version) and
Additionally this Bible is literally 'overstocked' with additional
study material, like backgrounds essays on the history of the Bible books,
cities of the Bible, Jewish and Egyptian antiquities, Biblical
scenery, manners and customs of the ancients, history of Jewish
worship, Biblical antiquities, a comprehensive Bible Dictionary,
Concordance, Psalms and much more... There are a total of 1300 illustrations, including
various full page Gustave Doré
plates and maps (including a large fold out map of the area around
Bible received the Centennial Award Medal at the International
Exhibition in Philadelphia on September 27, 1876.
family register/pages have no writing.
Bible is in a overall VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition. There are NO ripped
pages, just a very slight age related yellowing of the paper and no foxing. No writing.
The binding, covers and spine have been professionally
restored, so the hinges are in an excellent condition and not split, The
Bible can be used and opened very easily. No loose pages. There is
some wear to the edges of the covers and areas on the leather.