mid Victorian King James Family bible with attractive dark
maroon leather binding with embossed decorations
and gilt tooling.
Printed in England, 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
"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 - London, John Murdoch"
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 to
EXCELLENT and WELL
Bible's binding, spine and cover are beautifully and in great
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
STUNNING color illustrated antique family Bible