ca 1881 Impressive (Gustave Dore) Illustrated Family Holy Bible with unmarked family pages
Size: 12" x 10" x 4"
Publisher: National Publishing
VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT and DAILY USABLE condition
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
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."
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
DAILY USABLE condition. The
Bible's binding, spine and cover are professionally restored and the Bible can be used
Bible. Minor typical wear for its age. Clean covers and
spine. Restored family pages.