1889 Gorgeous (color) Illustrated SWEDISH - Svensk - language Family Bible, with unmarked family pages, Dore engravings and closing clasps - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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     1889 Gorgeous (color) Illustrated SWEDISH - Svensk - language Family Bible, with unmarked family pages, Dore engravings and closing clasps
Size: 12" x 10" x 4.5"
Publisher: Bay State Company in Boston
VERY GOOD condition

Price: $545.00

'Den Heliga Skrift'.  A gorgeous, very well preserved, extensively (some color) illustrated and comprehensive edition of a Family Holy Bible in the Swedish language (printed in the US by the Bay State Company in Boston), including numerous full page Gustave Dore engravings (MANY 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, the Thorvaldsen Galleri of Apostles, Hofmann's New Testament gallery, color printed parables of Jesus 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 for recording births, deaths and marriages. Pages for family photos at the end.
This Bible is in a VERY GOOD and DAILY USABLE condition. The Bible's binding is holding well and can be read daily (handed with care as always). Complete Bible. Typical wear for its age. Some scruffs and smaller damages to the covers and spine, slight cracking at the cove hinge. Original marriage certificate and family pages.
A GORGEOUS ILLUSTRATED SWEDISH antique Family Holy Bible!
 
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