ca 1900 Delicious (Dore) Illustrated Catholic Family Bible,
unmarked family pages and extensive notes,
with color Stations of the Cross
Size: 12.5" x 10" x 4"
VERY GOOD (VG) to EXCELLENT (E) and DAILY USABLE condition
Bible is SOLD
A delicious, beautifully preserved (Gustave Dore)
illustrated, Antique Roman Catholic - Douay Rheims - family
Bible adorned with amazing illustrations. The Bible has a
beautiful decorative cover which consists of thick leather covered
boards with intricate artwork, a (gold gilt) cross and other gold
decorations showing Bible related scenes and the Stations of the
Cross. Attractive gold-decorated 5-band spine with the texts "Holy
Bible - Douay & Rheims". Gold gilt
pages and closing clasp. The text of this Bible is the Douay-Rheims Bible (or Doway
Rheims Bible or D-R Bible), being the English
translation from the Latin Vulgate ("... diligently compared with the
Hebrew, Greek and Other Editions in Divers Languages ... with
useful notes, critical, historical, controversial and explanatory
... by the Rev. Richard Chaolloner "). The text covers the
complete Old and New Testament as well as the books that are often
referred to as the Apocrypha. Includes Approbations by various
American Bishops and Cardinals.
To support the study of this
Bible there are a MANY additional sections, like an historical
and chronological index; Portraits of pontiffs and bishops;
the Parables of our Lord Jesus Christ; Comprehensive History of the Books of the
Holy Catholic Bible; Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother
of Christ; Scripture Illustrations; Illustrated Stations of the Cross, An illustrated and comprehensive Calmet Catholic Bible
Dictionary (128 pages); color maps,
and MUCH MORE.
Blank presentation page in the
front. Unmarked matrimony and blank family pages before the New
This Bible is in a VERY GOOD (VG)
to EXCELLENT (E) and
DAILY USABLE condition. The
Bible's binding, spine and cover have been VERY professionally
(antiquarian quality) restored
and this Bible can be used without any concerns.
No writings, complete Bible. Minor wear for its age.
Exceptionally clean and nice pages. Original unmarked family pages, with marriage certificate.
Many plates and engravings.
Every so slightly rubbed cover corners and typical age-related wear.
Gold gilt pages, color plates and fully functional closing clasp.
A delicious Color Illustrated Antique Catholic Family Bible