ca 1860 Exquisite, hand-colored, gold decorated Family Bible with exceptional and stunning engravings and blank family pages - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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     ca 1860 Exquisite, hand-colored, gold decorated Family Bible with exceptional and stunning  engravings and blank family pages
Size: 13" x 10" x 3.5"
Publisher: James Hagger, London
near EXCELLENT condition
Bible is SOLD
An astounding and surprising treat for the eye: A ca 1860 Bible with a series of 57 COLORED absolutely breath-taking engravings.

A - from a very limited edition - gold embossed ca 1860 Antique Family Bible with superb dark morocco leather boards and nice gilt edges. Gorgeously bound (antiquarian quality restored).  The spine has five raised bands and is imprinted with the gold letter text: "Holy Bible". The covers and spine are very appealing (professionally restored) with exquisite detail and perfection.

In the Bible is a series of FIFTY SEVEN of  BEAUTIFUL detailed (hand?-)colored engravings. Each engraving references a Bible verse and has the name of the original painter listed. All engravings are published and printed by AH Payne, Leipzig & Dresden.

 The Bible itself is a Holy Family Bible edition printed ca 1860 by James Hagger in London,  with the texts of the King James Old and New Testaments and published with the notes by the Rev J Brown (reads as a modern day study Bible)
 Original blank family registry pages are found in the front of the Bible. EXCELLENT binding. Beautiful color engravings. The pages/paper are overall crisp and clean. No writing. Some minor occasional foxing. Relaid spine with lacking small part on the top and bottom.

 A RARE antique piece of art!

 
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