'Die Neue Illustrierte Familien
Bibel'. An elaborate extensively (some color) illustrated and
comprehensive edition of a Family Holy Bible
in the German (Deutsch) language (printed in the US by AJ Holman), 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 "Heilige
Schriift - Worterbuch der Bible and Stadte der Heiligen
Schrift". Gold gilt pages and cover decorations (Bible scenes).
There are extensive other
resources included, like: the Apocrypha, colored maps, extensive
illustrated dictionary, illustrated introduction to the books of the
Bible, Bible stories for the young, and much much more (see
Between the Old and New Testament are the
Holy Matrimony page and (partially filled)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 GERMAN antique Family Holy Bible!