1892 Gorgeous Illustrated (Gustave Dore) Parallel Family Holy Bible with color engravings, blank family pages and closing clasps - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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     1892 Gorgeous Illustrated (Gustave Dore) Parallel Family Holy Bible with color engravings, blank family pages and closing clasp
Size: 12" x 10" x 5"
Publisher: Chas F Adams, Erie Pennsylvania
VERY GOOD (VG) condition
Bible is SOLD
Large and attractively illustrated Parallel Holy Bible - in a WELL PRESERVED condition -  including numerous full page (including by Gustave Dore) engravings, chromolithographs (color engravings) and color maps. This 'coffee-table (folio) size' and reference Family Bible has intricate gold-embedded decorated covers and spine, all with the gold-letter text "Holy Bible", "PRONOUNCING Parallel Bible" and "The Old and New Versions in Parallel Columns - 2000 Illustrations". Gold gilt pages and showing detailed Bible scenes in gold on the covers (including Solomon's Judgment). Original fully functional closing clasps. The Bible text is  the King James/Authorized Version in a parallel column presentation with the 1881 Revised Version (of the KJV) for both the Old and New Testament.

 Additionally there are extensive other resources included, like: color maps; the Apocrypha;  Psalms in Metre; History of the Translation of the Bible; History of the Religious Denominations; History of the Books of the Holy Bible; Natural History of the Bible; Story of the Old Testament Heroes; Tabernacle in the Wilderness; Bible Stories for the Young; 4000 Questions and Answers; Indices and tables; and so on (see pictures).... ALSO: Comprehensive and Practical Household Dictionary of the Bible, Cruden's Complete Concordance to the Holy Scriptures, and color illustrated parables.

Unmarked presentation page in the front. Blank wedding/matrimony page and pages to record family history in the middle and pages for family pictures in the back.

This Bible is in a VERY GOOD (VG) condition.  Binding is excellent (antiquarian quality restored) condition, you can use the Bible daily without needing to worry about the binding. Remarkable little wear for its age. Corners are very slightly rubbed. No writings, typical light browning of paper, some edge wear. Some paper repairs and an occasional tear. Restored blank family pages. See the many pictures below

A astounding and attractive antique Family Holy Bible

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