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: Thomas Kelly, New York
VERY GOOD (VG) and DAILY USABLE 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
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) and DAILY USABLE
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
No writings, complete Bible. Typical wear for its age.
Clean and nice pages, some occasional typical age-related toning.
ORIGINAL ILLUMINATED blank family pages, with marriage certificate.
Many plates and engravings.
Slightly rubbed cover corners and typical age-related wear.
Gold gilt pages and color plates.
A Magnificent antique Roman Catholic family Bible.