1892 Gorgeous Illustrated (Gustave Dore) Parallel Family
Holy Bible with color engravings, blank family pages and closing clasps
Size: 12" x 10" x 5"
Publisher: WL Richardson (Holman)
VERY GOOD (VG) condition
Large and attractively illustrated
Parallel Holy Bible - in a VERY WELL PRESERVED condition - including numerous full page (including by Gustave
Dore) engravings, chromolithographs (color engravings) and color maps.
This 'coffee-table (folio) size' and reference Family Bible has
intricate gold-embedded decorated covers and spine, all with the gold-letter text "Holy Bible",
"PRONOUNCING Parallel Bible" and
"The Old and New Versions in Parallel Columns - 2000
Illustrations". Gold gilt pages
and showing detailed Bible scenes in gold on the covers (including
Solomon's Temple). Original fully functional closing
clasps. The Bible text is
the King James/Authorized Version in a parallel column presentation
with the 1881 Revised Version (of the KJV) for both the Old and New
Additionally there are
extensive other resources included, like: color maps; the
Apocrypha; Psalms in Metre; History of the Translation of the
Bible; History of the Religious Denominations; History of the Books
of the Holy Bible; Natural History of the Bible; Story of the Old
Testament Heroes; Tabernacle in the Wilderness; Bible Stories for
the Young; 4000 Questions and Answers; Indices and
tables; and so on (see pictures).... ALSO: Comprehensive and
Dictionary of the Bible, Cruden's Complete Concordance to the Holy
Scriptures, Hofmann's Gallery of New Testament Illustrations and
color illustrated parables.
Presentation page in
the front (with some writing). Blank wedding/matrimony page
and pages to record
family history in the middle and pages for family
pictures in the back.
This Bible is in a VERY GOOD (VG) condition. Binding is
holding very well, you can use the Bible daily (handle with care as
always - the binding has not been restored). Little wear for its
age. Corners are slightly rubbed. No writings, typical light browning of
paper, some edge wear. Original blank family pages.
A astounding and attractive antique Family