1872 Majestic (Color) Illustrated National Comprehensive Family Bible, brass corners and clasps, Scott and Henry commentary - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1872 Majestic (Color) Illustrated National Comprehensive Family Bible, brass corners and clasps, Scott and Henry commentary 
Size: 12.5" x 10" x 3.5"
Publisher: W.R. M'Phun & Son, Glasgow and London
VERY GOOD condition
Bible is SOLD
This majestic - chromolithograph (color) -  illustrated Antique - National Comprehensive Family Bible has ornate brass corners, fully functional metal clasps and gold gilt pages, It is in a beautifully preserved, VERY GOOD condition. It contains a large number of attractive, very rare (for this publishing date) and well preserved stunning color engravings and maps. The Bible (King James version) itself contains an extensive on-page Scott and Henry commentary (reads like a modern day study Bible).
"The National Comprehensive Family Bible - the Holy Bible with the commentaries of Scott and Henry and containing many thousand critical and explanatory notes ... the commentaries condensed and the whole edited by the Rev John Eadie ... "
Apart from the Old and New Testament, there is a beautifully decorated,  family registry and  portrait section (with writings from pervious owners), various tables and indices and an extensive Concordance (Biblical Cyclopedia).
This Bible is in a VERY GOOD condition. Binding is holding well, you can use the Bible daily (with care as always). All pages are present, no writings, no tears.  Some browning of the paper - a little occasional foxing.  The covers and spine as well as the lithographs are quite pristine. Used/written family registry pages.
A beautiful English antique family Bible 
 
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