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
An attractive antique Family Holy