1890 Elaborate (Dore) Illustrated FINNISH language Family Bible, with unmarked family pages, colored engravings and closing clasps - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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     1890 Elaborate (Dore) Illustrated FINNISH language Family Bible, with unmarked family pages, colored engravings and closing clasps
Size: 12" x 10" x 4.5"
Publisher: AJ Holman
VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT and DAILY USABLE condition

Price: $550.00

'Pyh√§ Raamattu'.  An elaborate extensively (some color) illustrated and comprehensive edition of a RARE American Family Holy Bible in the FINNISH 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 texts in Finnish   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, color parables 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 to EXCELLENT and DAILY USABLE condition. The Bible's binding, spine and cover are holding well and this Bible can be used daily with care (as always). Complete Bible. Very little wear for its age. Some scruffs and very minor damages to the covers and spine. Small starting crack in the leather at the spine. Original marriage certificate and family pages.
A delicious FINISH antique Family Holy Bible!
 
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