1879 Color illustrated The Life of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and of His Virgin Mother Mary
Size: 12" x 10" x 3.5"
Publisher: Benziger Brothers, New
Bible is SOLD
A RARE and PRECIOUS color illustrated
antique Roman Catholic book with full page engravings and gold gilt
pages, printed in 1879 by Benziger Borthers, in an EXCELLENT condition. Bound in gorgeous gilt adorned and designed
raised Victorian leather with gilt borders and adornments on boards
and spine. On the spine in gold letter the text "The Life of
our Saviour Jesus Christ" is
written. On the leather covers are gold embossed decorations -
including Christ with a cross on the front cover and Mary with child
on the back cover.
"The life of our Lord and
Saviour Jesus Christ and of His Virgin Mother Mary ... by Rev
Richard Brennan LLD., ... published with the approbation of his
eminence the Cardinal Archbishop of New York - Illustrated". There
are multiple pages with approbations for (arch) bishops from all
around the United States.
Extensively illustrated with
smaller (in-text) and full page engravings, decorated chapter
capitals and so on. There are a number of very rare glossed
full-paged color chromolithographed engravings.
Presentation page in the
front. There are some pages for family registry and photographs.
EXCELLENT condition. The
Bible's binding is professionally rebacked and in perfect condition.
Light rubbing on covers as shown. Pages clean and bright, all bound,
includes glossed full-page color chromolithographed and in text black
and white engravings. Multiple sections bound into one volume.