1882 Gorgeous (Dore) (color) Illustrated Family Bible, with
unmarked family pages, and closing clasp
Size: 12" x 10" x 4"
Publisher: Roe Brothers, Reading,
VERY GOOD condition
Bible is SOLD
In a nice preserved condition: a
gorgeous extensively (some color) illustrated edition of a Family Holy Bible
in Parallel Presentation (New Testament), 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",
"Holy Bible - References" and Parallel New Testament - 2000
Illustrations". Gold gilt pages and original fully functional
closing clasp. The Bible text is the Old Testament and Apocrypha in KJV and BOTH the King James AND the Revised Version (of 1881) for 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; Biblical Antiquities, Scenes and Events in the Life of
Christ, Historical Illustrations of Bible text, Biographical
Sketches of the Translators and Reformers; Psalms In Metre;
Indices and tables; and so on (see pictures).... ALSO: the color
of Jesus, an illustrated
Comprehensive Bible Dictionary and a complete Concordance! "The whole embellished with
Fifteen Hundred 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. Pages for family photos at the end.
This Bible is in a VERY GOOD condition. The
Bible's binding, spine and cover are holding well
and this Bible can be used daily (with care as always).
Bible. Splitting of the leather on the cover spine, not affecting
the binding. Typical wear and discoloring for its age. Some minor scruffs and smaller
damages to the covers and spine. Original unmarked marriage certificate and
family pages. Original closing clasp.