1870ies (Dore) Illustrated Explanatory Family Holy Bible, with unmarked family registry pages and closing clasp - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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     1870ies (Dore) Illustrated Explanatory Family Holy Bible, with unmarked family registry pages and closing clasp
Size: 12" x 10" x 4"
Publisher: John E Potter, Philadelphia
Bible is SOLD
Beautifully illustrated Family Holy Bible, published by John E Potter, including  full page Gustave Dore engravings, chromolithographs (color engravings) and color maps. This folio-size Family Bible has intricate gold-embedded decorated covers and spine, all with the gold-letter text "Holy Bible". Gold gilt pages, original closing clasp and unmarked family registry pages. The Bible text is the King James Authorized Version for the Old and New Testament as well as the Apocrypha.

 Additionally there are extensive other resources included, like: Pictorial History of the Books of the Bible; Christian Denominations of the World; Blackwood's Concise Treatise on the Genuineness, Authenticity, Inspiration, Preservation and Value of the Word of God; History of the Translations Miracles and Discourses of Jesus Christ;Indices and tables; and so on (see pictures).... ALSO:  a Pictorial Dictionary of the Bible and a complete Concordance!  "The whole designed to facilitate the study and promote the better understanding of the Holy Scriptures, with several hundred Engravings on Steel, Wood and in Colors"

Unmarked presentation page. Blank Holy Matrimony page as well as unmarked pages to record marriages, birth and deaths in between the Old and New Testaments. Pages for family pictures in the back.

This Bible is in a VERY GOOD and DAILY USABLE condition.  The Bible's binding, spine and cover are beautifully and very professionally restored (you can use this Bible on a daily basis without any concerns).  No writings, complete Bible. Typical wear for its age. Pristine covers and spine. Restored family history pages. Age-related browning of the paper throughout. See the many pictures.

An attractive antique Family Holy Bible
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