1885 Exquisitely Illustrated Roman Catholic Family Bible, unabridged Haydock notes, unmarked illuminated family pages, color stations of the cross and cross shaped clasps - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1885 Exquisitely Illustrated Roman Catholic Family Bible, unabridged Haydock notes, unmarked illuminated family pages, color stations of the cross and cross shaped clasps
Size: 12.5" x 10" x 5"
Publisher: Thomas Kelly, New York
VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition
Bible is SOLD
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 Revisions.
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. 
The 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. 
 
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