'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 WL Richardson), 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, Hofmanns New Testament gallery and much much more (see
There is a blank presentation
page in the front. Between the Old and New Testament are the
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).
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
A delicious SWEDISH antique Family Holy Bible!