ca 1881 Impressive (Gustave Dore) Illustrated Family Holy Bible with unmarked family pages - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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     ca 1881 Impressive (Gustave Dore) Illustrated Family Holy Bible with unmarked family pages 
Size: 12" x 10" x 4"
Publisher: National Publishing Company, Philadelphia
Bible is SOLD
 In a WELL PRESERVED condition: an extensive and comprehensive 1881 Illustrated Antique Family Bible including numerous full page (many Gustave Dore) engravings, chromolithographs (color engravings) and color maps. Gold gilt pages. This large and pristine Family Bible has intricate decorated covers (showing various Bible scenes, including the Temple) and spine, all with the gold-letter text "Holy Bible with Revised new testament New Testament". The Bible text is the King James for the Old and New Testaments and the Apocrypha plus a printing of the Revised Version for the New Testament.
 Besides the Bible text itself, there are extensive other resources included, like: Apocrypha, the Psalms in Metre; color maps; Complete History of All the Books of the Bible, beautifully illustrated;  Cities and Towns of the Bible, with descriptive scenes and events; Biblical Scenery; Manners and Customs of the Ancients; History of the Translation of the Bible; The Tabernacle and Solomon's Temple; Scenes in the Life of Christ;  Gallery of Scripture Illustrations;; and much more, including a complete concordance and a Comprehensive Bible Dictionary. "The Whole Embellished With Over 2500 FINE Scripture Illustrations on Steel, Wood and in Colors."
 Presentation page (unmarked) in the front and blank never used family registry pages before the New Testament - also pages for family pictures in the back!
This Bible is in a VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT and DAILY USABLE condition. The Bible's binding, spine and cover are professionally restored and the Bible can be used daily. Complete Bible. Minor typical wear for its age. Clean covers and spine. Restored family pages.
A gorgeous illustrated antique Family Bible
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