An astounding and surprising treat
for the eye: A ca 1860 Bible with a series of 57 COLORED absolutely
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
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.
piece of art!