Amazingly detailed and very
attractive: an extensively illustrated Pictorial edition of a Family Holy Parallel Bible, including
numerous full page Gustave
Dore engravings, chromolithographs (color engravings and
color maps from 1886 published by H.D. Burroughs (AJ Holman).
Gold gilt pages and original fully functional closing clasp. This very large
Pictorial Family Bible has
intricate gold-embedded decorated covers (depicting scenes of the Bible,
including the temple and the last supper) and spine, all with the gold-letter text "Holy Bible",
"The Parallel Bible" and "The Old and New
Versions in Parallel Columns". The Bible text is both
the King James (Authorized Version) and the Revised Version
for the Old and New Testament presented in parallel columns allowing
Additionally there are
extensive other resources included, like: the Psalms in Metre;
A History of the religious denominations; color maps and
color engravings; History of the Books of the Holy Bible;
Description of the Israelitish Tabernacle; Patriarchs,
Prophets and Kings; Cities and Towns of the Bible; Proverbs of
Solomon; Parables of our Lord; Gallery of Scripture Illustrations;
Lives of the Holy Apostles and Evangelists; The Life of Saint
Paul; Four Thousand Questions and Answers; various Galleries of
Scripture Illustrations, and much more, including a complete Cruden's
concordance; a Comprehensive Illustrated Household Bible Dictionary.
and the Parables of Jesus in beautiful color illustrations.
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 of the Bible.
This Bible is in a VERY GOOD (VG)
to EXCELLENT (E) and
DAILY USABLE condition. The
Bible's binding, spine and cover are in a solid professionally
restored condition and this Bible can easily be used on a daily
No writings, complete Bible. VERY clean pages with some age related
browning. Minor typical wear for its age.
Very well preserved covers. Restored family pages, with engraved marriage certificate.
Many color plates and engravings.
A gorgeously illustrated
Pictorial Family Bible