ca 1870 Exquisite, 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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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
An 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.
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"
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
A GORGEOUS color illustrated antique family Bible
 
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