In a GREAT
condition: an extensive and comprehensive 1886 Illustrated Antique
Parallel Family Bible including
numerous full page (many Gustave
Dore) engravings, chromolithographs (color engravings) and
Gold gilt pages and closing clasp. This large and pristine Family Bible has intricate
decorated covers (showing various Bible
scenes, including Solomon's Judgment and the finding of Moses) and spine, all with the gold-letter text "Holy Bible" and "The
Old and New Versions in Parallel Columns - 2000 illustrations". The Bible text is
the King James Version plus the Revised Version for the Old and New
Testaments presented in parallel columns for easy comparison.
Besides the Bible text
itself, there are
extensive other resources included, like: the Apocrypha, the Psalms in Metre;
color maps; Complete
History of All the Books of the Bible, beautifully illustrated; Cities
and Towns of the Bible, with descriptive
scenes and events; Biblical Scenery; Manners and Customs of the
Ancients; History of the Translation of the Bible; The Tabernacle
and Solomon's Temple; Scenes in the Life of Christ;
Gallery of Scripture Illustrations;; and much more, including a complete
Crudens concordance, 4000 questions and answers
and a Comprehensive Bible Dictionary. "The Whole Embellished
with 2000 Scripture
Illustrations on Steel, Wood and in Colors."
the front and blank never used family registry pages and wedding
page before the New Testament - also
pages for family pictures in the back! DAILY USABLE condition. The
Bible's binding, spine and cover are professionally restored and the Bible can be used
daily (with care as always).
Bible. Minor typical wear for its age. Clean covers and spine.
family pages and original fully functional clasp.