1870ies Gorgeous, Extensively (Color) Illustrated Self-Interpreting Family Bible, brass edges and clasps, with John Brown's commentary - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1870ies Gorgeous, Extensively (Color) Illustrated Self-Interpreting Family Bible, brass edges and clasps, with  John Brown's commentary 
Size: 12.5" x 10" x 3.5"
Publisher: Evan Ingram, Bangor, North Wales
VERY GOOD and Nicely PRESERVED condition
                            
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A Gorgeously and Extensively Color Illustrated Family Bible!

 Mid Victorian King James Family bible with attractive leather binding with gold embossed decorations and gilt tooling.
Printed in WALES, this exquisitely - chromolithograph (color) -  illustrated Antique - John Brown's Self-Interpreting - Family Bible has ornate brass edges, fully functional metal clasps and gold gilt pages.
It contains MANY attractive and well preserved  lithographs of original paintings from the classic masters, plus a serious of stunning color engravings and colored maps. The Bible (King James version) itself contains an extensive on-page Rev. John Brown commentary (reads like a modern day study Bible).

"Brown's Self-Interpreting Family Bible: containing the Old and New Testaments; to which are annexed an extensive introduction; marginal references and illustrations; an exact summary of the several books, a paraphrase on the most obscure or important parts; explanatory notes; evangelical reflections etc etc, by the late Rev. John Brown ... with many additional References and a Life of the Author - With Numerous Coloured Illustrations in Oil - Evan Ingram - North Wales"
Apart from the Old and New Testament, there is a (partially filled out) section for family registry and pictures, an extensive introduction,  and a number of tables and indexes with a complete concordance.

This Bible is in a VERY GOOD and Nicely PRESERVED condition. 
The Bible's binding, spine and cover are beautifully and in good condition (you can use this Bible on a daily basis with care as always). Bible is complete, no writings, no tears.  Clean, white pager - exceptionally little foxing. Original  family pages

A GORGEOUS color illustrated antique family Bible
 
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