In PRISTINE and As-New Condition:
an exquisitely illustrated 1870ies Roman Catholic antique family Bible
with an exquisite gold decorated cover which consists of leather covered boards embossed and
artwork, a (gold gilt) cross and Bible related decorations. Gold gilt
pages and a pair of original fully functional closing clasps. On the
leather spine in gold letter the text "Holy Bible " is written. The text of this Bible is the so called Douay-Rheims Bible (or Doway
Rheims Bible or D-R Bible), which is an English
translation from the Latin Vulgate ("
Standard Douay Edition - The Holy Bible
translated fro the Latin Vulgate ..."). The
text covers the complete Old and New Testament as well as the books
that are often referred to as the Apocrypha. Includes Approbations
by various American Bishops and Cardinals.
Numerous full page
illustrations (some by Gustave Dore) throughout - All text has
decorative red lines around the text block.
At the end of the Bible are
blank pages for
family records. Pages for family photographs
also at the end.
Bible's binding is in antiquarian quality restored
and this Bible can be opened and read on a daily basis.
Bible has very pristine covers. Pages overall
clean and mostly all are brilliant white/bright.
Original unmarked family record pages. See the many pictures.
An As-New illustrated
unmarked antique Roman Catholic family Bible