This majestic - chromolithograph (color) - illustrated Antique -
National Comprehensive Family Bible has ornate brass
corners, fully functional metal clasps and gold gilt pages,
It is in a beautifully preserved, close to EXCELLENT condition.
It contains a large number of attractive, very rare (for
this publishing date) 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
National Comprehensive Family Bible - the Holy Bible with the
commentaries of Scott and Henry and containing many thousand
critical and explanatory notes ... the commentaries condensed and
the whole edited by the Rev John Eadie ... " Apart
from the Old and New Testament, there is a beautifully
decorated, family registry and portrait section, various
tables and indices and
an extensive Concordance (Biblical Cyclopedia).
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.
Clean white paper - a little occasional foxing. The covers and
spine as well as the lithographs are quite pristine. Restored blank family registry pages. A beautiful English antique family Bible