In a quite remarkable condition:
an 1883 gorgeously illustrated explanatory Family edition of the Holy Bible, including
numerous full page engravings (including many by the renowned
Gustave Dore) and chromolithographs (color engravings)
and maps. This Bible presents the King James Version for the Old
and New Testament and the Apocrypha and also a separate/additional 1881
Revised Version for the New Testament.
This gold-plated Family Bible has gold decorated (showing Bible
scenes) embossed leather covers and spine, all with the gold-letter
text "Holy Bible". It is in ready to be used condition with blank,
never written on, family registry pages.
there are extensive other resources included, like: color maps, Psalms in Metre;
the Apocrypha; Illustrated Christian Denomination of the World;
Christ and His Kingdom in Shadows; a Pictorial History of the Books
of the Bible; Pictorial Dictionary of the Bible; a Treatise on the
Genuineness, Authenticity, Inspiration, Preservation and Value of
the Word of God; History of the Translations; Life of the Holy
Apostles and Evangelists; Tables on the Parables, Miracles and
Discourses of Jesus Christ, a complete Concordance and so on.... "With
several Hundred Engravings, Maps and Plans on Wood and Steel"
Blank presentation page in the
front. Between the Old and New
Testament are blank Holy Matrimony page and blank
pages for recording births, deaths and marriages. Pages for photo's
in the back.
This Bible is in a VERY GOOD to
EXCELLENT condition. The
Bible's binding, spine and cover are in an solid shape and this Bible can be used on a daily basis
(as always handle with care!). All pages are present, no writings,
some very minor tears,
some age related coloring and light foxing. Original family pages. The covers and
spine show minor scuffs and some wear, somewhat rough corners on the
Illustrated Antique Family Bible.
Bible is SOLD