ca 1880 Illustrated Roman Catholic Family Bible with full page (Dore) illustrations and unmarked family pages - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    ca 1880 Illustrated Roman Catholic Family Bible with full page (Dore) illustrations and unmarked family pages
Size: 12.5" x 10" x 4"
Publisher: John E Potter, Philadelphia
PRISTINE and EXCELLENT condition

Price: $645.00

Beautifully restored condition: an attractively illustrated ca 1880 - John Potter - Roman Catholic antique family Bible with an exquisite gold decorated cover which consists of leather covered boards embossed and with intricate artwork, a (gold gilt) cross and Bible related decorations. Gold gilt pages. On the leather spine in gold letter the text "Holy Bible " is written. The text of this Bible is the so called Douay-Rheims Bible (or Doway Rheims Bible or D-R Bible), which is an English translation from the Latin Vulgate ("The Approved Holy Catholic Bible - The Holy Bible translated from the Latin Vulgate ..."). The text covers the complete Old and New Testament as well as the books that are often referred to as the Apocrypha. Includes Approbations by various American Bishops and Cardinals.
Numerous full page illustrations (some by Gustave Dore) throughout, As well as an extensive illustrated History of the Bible
Unmarked/never used ORIGINAL family pages towards the back of the Bible. Pages for family photographs also at the end.
This Bible is in a  VERY GOOD and DAILY USABLE condition. The Bible's binding is very professionally restored and it be used daily (with care as always). Bible has very pristine covers. Pages overall clean and mostly all are brilliant white/bright. Original family pages. See the many pictures.
An illustrated unmarked antique Roman Catholic family Bible
 
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