1882 Parallel (Gustave Dore) Illustrated Family Holy Bible with unmarked family pages and original closing clasp - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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     1882 Parallel (Gustave Dore) Illustrated Family Holy Bible with unmarked family pages and original closing clasp
Size: 12" x 10" x 4.5"
Publisher:  Gately & Conroy, Cincinnati (AJ Holman)
VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition
Bible is SOLD
 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 color maps. 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.
 Presentation page (unmarked) in the front and blank never used family registry pages before the New Testament - also pages for family pictures in the back!
The Bible's binding, spine and cover are professionally restored and the Bible can be used daily (with care as always).  Complete Bible. Very minor wear for its age, light typical discoloring throughout. Clean covers and spine. Original family pages and original fully functional clasp.
 
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