1889 PRISTINE (Dore) Illustrated SWEDISH language Family Bible with colored engravings and closing clasps - Den Heliga Skrift - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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     1889 PRISTINE (Dore) Illustrated SWEDISH language Family Bible with colored engravings and closing clasps - Den Heliga Skrift
Size: 12" x 10" x 5"
Publisher: Empyreal Publishing House in St Paul, Minnesota
close to EXCELLENT and DAILY USABLE condition

Price: $575.00

'Svensk Familiebibel - Den Heliga Skrift'.  An elaborate extensively (some color) illustrated and comprehensive edition of a Family Holy Bible in the Swedish language (printed in the US by Empyreal Publishing House in St Paul), including numerous full page Gustave Dore engravings (different galleries), astounding chromolithographs (color engravings) and color maps. This gorgeous Family Bible has intricate gold-embedded decorated covers  and spine, all with the gold-letter text "Den Heilga Skrift - Illustrerad of Gustave Dore". Gold gilt pages and fully functional closing clasps.
There are extensive other resources included, like: the Apocrypha, colored maps, extensive illustrated dictionary, illustrated introduction to the books of the Bible, Gallery of Bible Illustrations, Color illustrated parables, and much much more (see pictures)
There is a blank presentation page in the front. Between the Old and New Testament are the blank Holy Matrimony page and pages (with writing) for recording births, deaths and marriages. Pages for family photos at the end.
This Bible is in a close to EXCELLENT and DAILY USABLE condition. Binding is professionally (antiquarian quality) restored - you can use this book without any concerns. Complete Bible. Minor wear for its age.  Original marriage certificate and family pages. Restored spine.

A PRISTINE color SWEDISH antique Family Holy Bible!
 
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