In a well preserved condition: a
huge (6" thick!) extensively (some color) illustrated and
comprehensive edition of a Family Holy Bible
in Parallel Presentation, 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 "Holy Bible",
"The Parallel Bible" and "Bible Dictionary and Cities
of the Bible - 2500 Illustrations". Gold gilt pages and original
fully functional closing clasps. The Bible text is
the King James AND the Revised Version (of 1881) for the Old and New
Testament presented in parallel columns to allow for easier
Additionally there are
extensive other resources included, like: A Complete History of
Each Book of the Bible; Cities of the Bible with Descriptive Scenes and Events
in Palestine; Parables of our Lord; Life of Christ; Lives of the
Apostles and Evangelists; Historical Illustrations of Bible Texts; Concise History of All Religious
Denominations; Psalms In Metre;
Indices and tables; and MANY additional other sections (see pictures).... ALSO: the parables
of Jesus with beautiful color lithographs, an illustrated
Comprehensive Bible Dictionary and a complete Cruden's Concordance! "The whole embellished with Magnificent Illustrative Engravings on Steel,
Wood and in Colors"
Between the Old and New Testament are the
Holy Matrimony page and pages for recording births,
deaths and marriages (with entries of previous owners). Pages for family photos at the end.
This Bible is in a GOOD to VERY GOOD
and USABLE condition. The
Bible's binding, spine and cover are holding well
and this Bible can be used daily (with care as always).
Bible. Typical wear and foxing for its age. Some cracking at
the bottom of the spine and front cover. Some minor scruffs and
smaller damages to the covers and spine.
A very loaded antique Family Holy Bible!