1886 Gorgeous Illustrated (Gustave Dore) Parallel Family Holy Bible with unmarked family pages, color engravings and cl0sing clasps
Size: 12" x 10" x 5"
Publisher: Lovell Manufacturing Co Limited, Erie PA
DAILY USABLE and VERY GOOD condition
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 - 2500
Illustrations". Gold gilt pages & beautiful closing clasps. 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
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
Dictionary of the Bible, Complete Cruden's Concordance to the Holy
"the Peerless" edition - 'Profuse and
Elegant Illustrations on Steel, Wood and in Colors"
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
condition, you can use the Bible daily (with care as always!!). Little wear for its
age. Covers are very slightly rubbed. No writings, typical light browning of
paper, some edge wear. Unused original blank family pages.