In a GREAT
condition: an extensive and comprehensive 1882 Illustrated Antique 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) and spine, all with the gold-letter text "Holy Bible" and "The Parallel
Bible - Bible Dictionary and Cities of the Bible - Illustrated". The Bible text is
the King James and the Revised Version for the Old and New
Testaments in a parallel column presentation.
Besides the Bible text
itself, there are
extensive other resources included, like: the Psalms in Metre;
color maps; Biographical Sketches of Translators and Reformers;
the Parables of our lord (illustrated); many tables, graphs,
overviews and much more, including a complete concordance and a
Comprehensive Bible Dictionary.
the front and blank never used family registry pages before the New Testament - also
pages for family pictures in the back!
Bible's binding, spine and cover are professionally restored and the Bible can be used
daily (with care as always).
Very minor wear for its age, light typical discoloring
throughout. Clean covers and spine. Original
family pages and original fully functional clasp.