Astounding and Amazing
mid Victorian King James Family bible with attractive dark
maroon leather binding with embossed decorations
and gilt tooling.
Printed in England, this exquisitely - chromolithograph (color) - illustrated Antique -
Brown's Self-Interpreting - Family Bible has ornate brass
edges, fully functional metal clasps and gold gilt pages. It
LARGE number of attractive and well preserved lithographs of original paintings
from the classic masters, plus a
serious of stunning color engravings. The Bible (King
James version) itself
contains an extensive on-page Rev. John Brown commentary (reads like a modern day study
"Brown's Self-Interpreting Family Bible: containing the Old and
New Testaments; to which are annexed an extensive introduction;
marginal references and illustrations; an exact summary of the
several books, a paraphrase on the most obscure or important
parts; explanatory notes; evangelical reflections etc etc, by
the late Rev. John Brown ... with many additional References and
a Life of the Author with Numerous Coloured Illustrations in Oil"
Apart from the Old and New Testament, there is an unmarked section for family registry
and pictures, an extensive introduction, and a number of
tables and indexes with a complete concordance.
This Bible is in a VERY GOOD to
EXCELLENT and WELL
PRESERVED condition. The
Bible's binding, spine and cover are beautifully and in great
condition (you can use this Bible on a daily basis
with care as always). Bible is complete, no writings, no tears.
Clean, white pager - exceptionally little foxing. Original unmarked family pages.
AMAZING color illustrated antique family Bible