1892 Beautifully Illustrated (Dore) Parallel Self-Pronouncing Bible with color engravings, blank family pages, Hofmann and Thorvaldsen Galleries and closing clasps - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles
1892 Beautifully Illustrated (Dore) Parallel Self-Pronouncing Bible with color engravings, blank family pages, Hofmann and Thorvaldsen Galleries and closing clasps
Size: 12" x 10" x 5"
Publisher: Conroy & Crotty (AJ Holman) Minneapolis
VERY GOOD (VG) to EXCELLENT (E) condition
Bible is SOLD
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
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; My Father's House;Tabernacle in the Wilderness; Bible Stories for
the Young; Indices and
tables; and so on (see pictures).... ALSO: Comprehensive and
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)
to EXCELLENT (E) condition. Binding is excellent,
condition, you can use the Bible daily (handle with care as always). 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