1886 Gorgeous Illustrated (Gustave Dore) Parallel Family Holy Bible with unmarked family pages and color engravings - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1886 Gorgeous Illustrated (Gustave Dore) Parallel Family Holy Bible with unmarked family pages and color engravings
Size: 12" x 10" x 5.5"  (!!)
Publisher: B.F. Johnson & Co, Richmon, Virginia
Bible is SOLD
Large and attractively illustrated Parallel Holy Bible - in a DAILY USABLE and VERY GOOD condition -  including numerous full page (including by Gustave Dore) engravings, chromolithographs (color engravings) and color maps. This 'coffee-table (folio) size' and reference Family Bible has intricate gold-embedded decorated covers and spine, all with the gold-letter text "Holy Bible", "The Parallel Bible" and "The Old and New Versions of the New Testament - 2000 Illustrations". Gold gilt pages. Showing detailed Bible scenes in gold on the covers (including the Temple). 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; Apocrypha, Psalms in Metre; History of the Translation of the Bible; History of the Religious Denominations; History of the Books of the Holy Bible; The Patriarchs, Prophets and Kings of the Bible; The Tabernacle in the Wilderness; Parables of our Lord Jesus Christ; Proverbs of Solomon; Gallery of Scripture Illustrations; Scenes and Incidents in the Life of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; Indices and tables; and so on (see pictures).... ALSO: Comprehensive and Practical Household Dictionary of the Bible, Complete Cruden's Concordance to the Holy Scriptures.
Original unmarked 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 in solid condition, you can use the Bible daily (with care as always!!). Little wear for its age. Corners are very slightly rubbed. No writings, typical light browning of paper, some edge wear. Unused blank family pages.
An astounding antique Family Holy Bible
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