1881 Ornate (Gustave Dore) Illustrated Family Holy Bible with unmarked family pages and original exquisite closing clasps - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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     1881 Ornate (Gustave Dore) Illustrated Family Holy Bible with unmarked family pages and original exquisite closing clasps
Size: 12" x 10" x 4.5"
Publisher: Home Publishing Co., Pittsburgh
PRISTINE and EXCELLENT condition
Bible is SOLD
 In a 'As New' condition: an extensive and comprehensive 1881 Illustrated Antique Family Bible including numerous full page (many Gustave Dore) engravings, chromolithographs (color engravings) and color maps. Gold gilt pages and exquisitely shaped closing clasps. This large and pristine Family Bible has intricate decorated covers (showing  various Bible scenes, including the Last Supper) and spine, all with the gold-letter text "Holy Bible - References " and "The Old and New Versions of the New Testament - 2500 illustrations".  The Bible text is the King James for the Old and New Testaments and the Apocrypha plus a printing of the Revised Version for the New Testament.
 Besides the Bible text itself, there are extensive other resources included, like: Apocrypha, the Psalms in Metre; color maps; Complete History of All the Books of the Bible, beautifully illustrated;  Cities and Towns of the Bible, with descriptive scenes and events; Biblical Scenery; Manners and Customs of the Ancients; History of the Translation of the Bible; The Tabernacle and Solomon's Temple; Scenes in the Life of Christ;  Gallery of Scripture Illustrations;; and much more, including a complete concordance and a Comprehensive Bible Dictionary. "Over 2500 Scripture Illustrations on Steel, Wood and in Colors."
 Presentation page (unmarked) in the front and blank never used family registry pages before the New Testament - also pages for family pictures in the back!
This Bible is in a PRISTINE and EXCELLENT condition. The Bible's binding, spine and cover are professionally restored and the Bible can be used daily (with care as always).  Complete Bible. Minor typical wear for its age. Clean covers and spine. Restored family pages and original fully functional clasps.
An amazing PRISTINE illustrated antique Family Bible
 
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