ca 1870 Amazing (Color) Illustrated National Comprehensive Family Bible, brass corners and clasps, Scott and Henry commentary, with beautiful engravings - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    ca 1870 Amazing (Color) Illustrated National Comprehensive Family Bible, brass corners and clasps, Scott and Henry commentary, with beautiful engravings
Size: 12.5" x 10" x 3.5" 
Publisher: William Collins, Glasgow and London   
VERY GOOD and DAILY USABLE condition                        
Bible is SOLD
This majestic- chromolithograph (color) -  illustrated Antique - Practical and Devotional Family Bible has ornate brass corners, fully functional metal clasps and gold gilt pages, It is in a beautifully preserved, VERY GOOD and DAILY USABLE condition.
It contains a large number of attractive and well preserved  lithographs of original paintings from the classic masters plus a serious of stunning color engravings. The Bible (King James version) itself contains an extensive on-page Scott and Henry commentary (reads like a modern day study Bible).

"The Practical and Devotional Family Bible - the Holy Bible ... with the commentaries of Henry and Scott condensed by the Rev John M'Farlane ... and a Biblical Dictionary by the Rev John Eadie, with a Scripture Atlas and a series of Illustrations of the Lands of the Bible engraved from photographs taken expressly for this work."

Apart from the Old and New Testament, there is a family registry and  portrait section, various tables and indices, a section on Biblical Antiquities, the Psalms in Metre and an extensive Concordance
(Biblical Cyclopedia).

This Bible is in a VERY GOOD and DAILY USABLE condition. Binding is excellent (antiquarian quality restored) condition, you can use the Bible daily without needing to worry about the binding.
All pages are present, no writings, no tears.  Some browning of the paper and typical occasional foxing.  The covers and spine as well as the lithographs are quite pristine. Faded writing on the family registry pages. Restored spine.
A beautifully engraved antique family Bible 
 
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