1878 Ornate and Amazing Large Color Illustrated Antique Dutch Family Bible - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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1878 Ornate and Amazing Large Color Illustrated Antique Dutch Family Bible
Size: 12" x 9", 3" thick
Publisher: A.W. Sijthoff, Leiden
VERY GOOD  condition
Bible is SOLD
In a WELL PRESERVED condition: an extensive and comprehensive 1878 Illustrated (Dutch language) Antique Family Bible including numerous full page color engravings, chromolithographs  and color maps. Gold gilt pages. This large and pristine Family Bible has intricate decorated covers  and spine, all with the gold-letter text "Bijbel".  The Bible text is the (Dutch - Netherlands) Statenbijbel (State Bible) for the Old and New Testaments.
A large Netherlands Bijbel of the end of the 19th century containing the complete text of the Old and New Testament ("Statenvertaling'): "Bijbel, dat is de gansche Heilige Schrift bevattende al de canonieke boeken des Ouden en Nieuwen Testaments door last van de Hooh-Mog.Heeren Staten Generaal van de Vereenigde Nederlanden en volgens het besluit van de synode-nationaal gehouden te Dordrecht, in de jaren MDCXVIII en MDCXIX uit de oorspronkelijke talen in onze Nederlandsche taal getrouwelijk overgezet, met de volledige kantteekeningen naar de beste uitgave van Keur, in de tegenwoordige spelling."
Besides a number of full page exquisite color engravings/illustrations (chromolithographs), this Bible also has a very extensive commentary included with the text as chapter introductions and a very large number of side notes and footnotes. The Bible's binding, and spine/covers are in a solid and solid working order (treat with care). There is very minor wear to the leather binding. All pages of this bible are firmly attached to the binding.  All the pages of the Bible are present and are in clean and attractive condition with some occasional typical age related foxing  The first pages on the Bible have some small tears and rough edges A clean and attractive antique Large Dutch Family Bible.
 
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