This is a 'Haydock' Roman
Catholic Bible American Edition by Thomas Kelly, it is one of the best
example of the Haydock Bible Series by virtue of the
magnificence of its physical appearance. It has the
Unabridged Haydock notes and one of the last Haydock Bibles
to be printed in the 19th century untouched by modern
Diligently compared with the Hebrew, Greek, and other
editions in Divers Languages. The Old Testament, first
published by the English College at Douay, A.D.1609 and The
New Testament, First published by the English College at
Rheims, A.D. 1582. With Notes, Critical, Historical,
Controversial and Explanatory selected from the most Eminent
Commentators and Critics by the Rev. George Haydock.
Also in this Bible is the History of Holy Bible and Scenes
in Bible Lands, this section has 16 pages of Illustrations
featuring History of the Holy Scriptures. The GEOGRAPHY OF
THE BIBLE, this section has 52 pages beautifully
illustrated. Portraits of Supreme Pontiffs from the 300’s to
1800's and Portraits of American Archbishops and Bishops.
Scenes and Events described by the Holy Evangelists and a
Catholic Illustrated Dictionary of the Bible (90 pages). Also 'the Life of the
Blessed Virgin Mary' and a beautiful color illustrated
section on the 'Stations of the Cross'. Various Dore
galleries and color illustrated Parables.
NUMEROUS FINE FULL-PAGE STEEL ENGRAVINGS.
Blank presentation page. Unmarked original family
pages with a marriage certificate and pages for family
pictures at the end.
Bible's binding, spine and cover have been professionally
(antiquarian quality) restored
and this Bible can be used without any concerns.
No writings, complete Bible. Typical wear for its age.
Clean and nice pages, some occasional typical age-related toning (esp
few page sin the front). Original, never used, family pages, with marriage certificate.
Many plates and engravings.
Slightly rubbed cover corners and typical age-related wear.
Restored spine. Gold gilt pages, color plates
and fully functional closing clasps.