1892 Beautifully Illustrated (Dore) Parallel Self-Pronouncing Bible with color engravings, blank family pages, Hofmann and Thorvaldsen Galleries and closing clasp - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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     1892 Beautifully Illustrated (Dore) Parallel Self-Pronouncing Bible with color engravings, blank family pages, Hofmann and Thorvaldsen Galleries and closing clasp
Size: 12" x 10" x 5.5"
Publisher: Gately & Fitzgerald, Philadelphia
 VERY GOOD (VG) condition
Bible is SOLD
Beautifully illustrated Parallel Holy Bible - in a WELL PRESERVED condition -  including numerous full page (including by Gustave Dore) engravings, chromolithographs (color engravings) and color maps. This Self-Pronouncing Family Bible has intricate gold-embedded decorated covers and spine, all with the gold-letter text "Holy Bible", "PRONOUNCING Parallel Bible" and "The Old and New Versions in Parallel Columns - 2000 Illustrations". Gold gilt pages and showing detailed Bible scenes in gold on the covers (including Solomon's Judgment). Original fully functional closing clasp. The Bible text is  the King James/Authorized Version in a parallel column presentation with the 1881 Revised Version (of the KJV) for both the Old and New Testament.

 Additionally there are extensive other resources included, like: color maps; the Apocrypha;  Psalms in Metre; History of the Translation of the Bible; History of the Religious Denominations; History of the Books of the Holy Bible; Natural History of the Bible; Story of the Old Testament Heroes; Tabernacle in the Wilderness; Bible Stories for the Young; 4000 Questions and Answers; Indices and tables; and so on (see pictures).... ALSO: Comprehensive and Practical Household Dictionary of the Bible, Cruden's Complete Concordance to the Holy Scriptures, color illustrated parables and BOTH the Hofmann and Thorvaldsen galleries of illustrations!.

Blank presentation page in the front. Unmarked presentation page in the front. Blank wedding/matrimony page and pages to record family history in the middle and pages for family pictures in the back.

This Bible is in a VERY GOOD (VG) condition.  Binding is excellent, professionally restored condition, you can use the Bible daily without needing to worry about the binding. Typical wear for its age. Corners are very slightly rubbed. No writings, typical light browning of paper, some edge wear. Few paper damages and an occasional tear. Blank family pages. Restored spine. See the many pictures below.

A beautiful antique Family Holy Bible
 
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