1890ies Exquiste (Dore) Illustrated GERMAN language Family Bible with colored engravings - Die Neue Illustrierte Bibel - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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     1890ies Exquiste (Dore) Illustrated GERMAN language Family Bible with  colored engravings - Die Neue Illustrierte Bibel
Size: 12" x 10" x 4"
Publisher: AJ Holman, Philadelphia
VERY GOOD and DAILY USABLE condition

Price: $495.00

'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 pictures)
 Between the Old and New Testament are the blank 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). 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 delicious GERMAN antique Family Holy Bible!
 
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