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1886 Beautifully Preserved (Dore) (color) Pictorial Parallel Family Bible with unmarked family pages and closing clasp

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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 plates) 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 easier comparison.

 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 blank 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 basis. 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

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Published: 1886

Publisher: H.D. Burroughs, Ravenna, Ohio (Holman)

Translation: King James Version and Revised Version

Size: 12.5" x 10" x 5"


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