ca 1870 Exquisite, 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: Thomas C Jack, Edinburg, Scotland
VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition
Bible is SOLD
Exquisite 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 gold 'Glorious Gospel - Blessed
God' on the cover!
Printed in SCOTLAND, 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.
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
Apart from the Old and New Testament, there is an original
unmarked section for family registry
and pictures, an extensive introduction, and a number of
tables and indexes with a complete concordance.
Nicely PRESERVED condition. The
Bible's binding, spine and cover are in a fully functional
(very professionally restored) condition and this Bible can easily
be used on a daily basis. Bible is complete, no writings, no tears. Clean,
white pager - exceptionally little foxing. Original family pages