(stock number E66)
1/4" x 7" x 1 1/8" (each book)
VERY GOOD (VG) to EXCELLENT (E) condition
Amazing and beautiful set of 10
volumes telling 'The Bible and it's Story - Taught by Picture
Each book is
illustrated with wonderful Bible story scenes, and each illustration
has a tissue cover page with a short description of the work/scene. These pictures are derived from great artists and include such works as Michelangelo's Ceiling Paintings, as well as other well known and not so well known artists: Julius Schnorr, Charles Baron de Steuben, Rubens, Gustave
Doré, Edward Armitage, De Bar, Alexander Cabanel, Horst, Salvatore Rosa, Edward von Gebhardt, Pedro de Moya, Jacobi Carrucci and many
others. They cover all of the books of the Bible, old and new
testament. Each book has about 192 pages (not counting the
illustrations), the total set has 1926
pages (plus an estimated 700+ full
page engravings/photo's) and the back of
the last has a study section that is separate
in the numbering of the pages. The
covers and spine are dark green in color (cloth) with gold printed
titles and the edges of the pages are gold gilt. Each volume opens
with a beautiful frontispiece.
There are no missing pages, stains, pencil marks or other markings on any of the pages.
The bindings are solid and tight. The covers are undamaged and just
some very slight wear.