1885 Magnificent Illustrated Roman Catholic - Douay Rheims - Family Bible, unabridged Haydock notes, color stations of the cross and blank family pages
Size: 12.5" x 10" x 5"
Publisher: Gately & Co, Boston
VERY GOOD (VG) to EXCELLENT CONDITION
The Holy Bible, translated from the Latin Vulgate: This is a 'Haydock' Roman Catholic Bible American Edition, it is one of the best example of the Haydock Bible Series by virtue of the magnificence of its physical appearance. It has the Unabridged Haydock notes and one of the last Haydock Bibles to be printed in the 19th century untouched by modern Revisions.
Diligently compared with the Hebrew, Greek, and other editions in Divers Languages. The Old Testament, first published by the English College at Douay, A.D.1609 and The New Testament, First published by the English College at Rheims, A.D. 1582. With Notes, Critical, Historical, Controversial and Explanatory selected from the most Eminent Commentators and Critics by the Rev. George Haydock.
Also in this Bible is the History of Holy Bible and Scenes in Bible Lands, this section has 16 pages of Illustrations featuring History of the Holy Scriptures. The GEOGRAPHY OF THE BIBLE, this section has 52 pages beautifully illustrated. Portraits of Supreme Pontiffs from the 300’s to 1800's and Portraits of American Archbishops and Bishops. Scenes and Events described by the Holy Evangelists and a Catholic Illustrated Dictionary of the Bible (90 pages). Also 'the Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary' and a beautiful color illustrated section on the 'Stations of the Cross'. Various Dore galleries and color illustrated Parables. NUMEROUS FINE FULL-PAGE STEEL ENGRAVINGS.
Blank presentation page. Unmarked family pages with a marriage certificate and pages for family pictures at the end.
VERY GOOD (VG) to EXCELLENT (E) CONDITION: The Bible's binding, spine and cover have been VERY professionally (antiquarian quality) restored and this Bible can be used without any concerns (handle with care as always). No writings, complete Bible. Typical wear for its age. Clean and nice pages, some occasional typical age-related toning. Restored blank family pages, with marriage certificate. Many plates and engravings. Slightly rubbed cover corners and typical age-related wear. Gold gilt pages, color plates.
A Magnificent antique Roman Catholic family Bible.