1886 Beautifully Preserved, Gloriously (Dore) Illustrated Antique Family Parallel Bible with full-page engravings and original unmarked family pages - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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     1886 Beautifully Preserved, Gloriously (Dore) Illustrated Antique Family Parallel Bible with full-page engravings and original unmarked family pages 
Size: 12" x 10" x 5"
Publisher: Globe Bible Publishing, Philadelphia
VERY GOOD (VG) to EXCELLENT (E) and Daily Useable condition
Bible is SOLD
In beautifully preserved condition: A VERY thick and comprehensive, extensively illustrated 'Standard' edition of a Family Holy Family Bible, including numerous full page Gustave Dore engravings,  chromolithographs (color engravings) and color maps. Gold gilt pages. This large and  loaded antique Family Bible has intricate gold-embedded decorated covers (depicting scenes of the Bible, including the Nativity) and spine, all with the gold-letter text "Holy Bible - The Parallel Bible", and, "The Old and New Versions in Parallel Columns- 2500 illustrations".  The Bible text is both the King James and the Revised Version for Old and New Testament.
 Additionally there are extensive other resources included, like:  the Psalms in Metre; History of the Translations of the Bible; color maps; Complete History of All Books of the Bible, beautifully illustrated; Cities and Towns of the Bible; 100,000 marginal references and readings; Biblical Scenery; Manners and Customs of the Ancients; the Tabernacles and Solomon's Temple; Scenes in the Life of Christ and the Life of St. Paul; Bible Text events illustrated, a Dore Gallery of Scripture Illustrations, and much more, including a Cruden's concordance; Dr. W.M. Smith's Bible Dictionary and the Parables of Jesus in beautiful color illustrations. "The Whole Embellished with 2000 Scripture Illustrations on Steel,. Wood and in Colors."
There is a blank presentation page in the front. Between the Old and New Testament are the blank Holy Matrimony page and the unmarked pages for recording births, deaths and marriages. Pages for family pictures in the back.
This Bible is in a VERY GOOD (VG) to EXCELLENT (E) and Daily Useable condition. The Bible's binding, spine and cover have been VERY professionally (antiquarian quality) restored and this Bible can be used without any concerns. No writings, complete Bible.  Clean pages. Original unmarked family history pages. Pristine covers with some very minor bumps and scratches.
A VERY ATTRACTIVE 'loaded' illustrated Family Bible
 
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