ca 1880 Amazing (Color) Illustrated Self-Interpreting Family Bible, brass edges and clasps, with Brown's commentary and unmarked illuminated family pages - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    ca 1880 Amazing (Color) Illustrated Self-Interpreting Family Bible, brass edges and clasps, with Brown's commentary and unmarked illuminated family pages
Size: 12.5" x 10" x 3.5"
Publisher: Peter Black, Manchester
VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT and WELL PRESERVED condition
Bible is SOLD
      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 contains a 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 Bible).

"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.

An AMAZING color illustrated antique family Bible
 
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