A beautiful and very well
preserved 'Illustrated Explanatory Family Bible' including
numerous full page Gustave
Dore engravings, chromolithographs (color engravings) and
Gold gilt pages. This very attractive Family Bible has
intricate gold-embedded decorated covers (depicting scenes of the Bible) and
spine, all with the gold-letter text "Holy Bible".
The Bible text is the King James Version for the Old and New
Testament and Apocrypha.
Additionally there are
extensive other resources included, like: the Apocrypha, Psalms in
Metre and marginal References and Readings; Pictorial History of the
Books of the Bibles; Illustrated Christian Denominations of the
World; Blackwood's Concise Treatise on the Genuineness,
Authenticity, Inspiration, Presentation and Value of the Word of
God; History of the Translations into English Tables of Parables,
Miracles and Discourses of Jesus Christ, multiple Gustave Dore Scripture Illustrations, and much more, including a
Brown's Complete concordance and a
Pictorial Bible Dictionary. "With several Hundred Engravings, Maps
and Plans on Wood and Steel".
There is a blank presentation
page in the front. Between the Old and New Testament are the
Holy Matrimony page and pages for recording births,
deaths and marriages.
Pages for family pictures at the end.