A beautiful -
with unused family record pages - Roman Catholic - Douay
Rheims - antique family Bible with an exquisite decorative cover
which consists of thick leather covered boards embossed and
with intricate artwork, a (gold gilt)
cross and Bible related decorations. Gold gilt pages. On the spine
in gold letter the text "Holy Bible - References" is written. The text of this Bible is the Douay-Rheims Bible (or Doway
Rheims Bible or D-R Bible), which is an English
translation from the Latin Vulgate ("... diligently compared with the
Hebrew, Greek and Other Editions in Divers Languages ... with
useful notes, critical, historical, controversial and explanatory
... by the late Rev. Geo. Leo Haydock ... the Very Rev. F.C.
Husenbeth..."). The text covers the complete Old and New Testament as
well as the books that are often referred to as the Apocrypha
(included in the Old Testament).
Multiple approbations by various American Bishops and Cardinals.
Extensive Haydock notes with the Bible text (like a modern day study
support the study of this Bible there are a
number of additional sections, like color maps, an historical and chronological index;
Comprehensive history of the Books
of the Holy Catholic Bible; An illustrated and comprehensive
Catholic Bible Dictionary (128 pages); four beautiful full color
engravings showing the Priest and Tabernacle as per the instructions
on the book of Leviticus, Parables of our Lod Jesus Christ; and MUCH MORE. "The
whole Beautifully Illustrated with Numerous Steel Pales and Other
Appropriate Engravings" and color maps. Multiple full page
Gustave Doré engravings.
Presentation page in the front. At the middle of the Bible is
a completely unmarked Holy Matrimony page, family page section,
and at the end a section for family portraits.