1892 Ornate, Beautifully Illustrated (Gustave Dore) Parallel Family
Holy Bible with MANY color engravings, blank family pages and closing clasps
Size: 12" x 10" x 5"
Publisher: WL Richardson - AJ
VERY GOOD (VG) to EXCELLENT (E) condition
Bible is SOLD
Ornate 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
"Bible Dictionary and Cities of the Bible - 2000
Illustrations". Gold gilt pages
and showing detailed Bible scenes in gold on the covers. 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; Indices and
tables; and so on (see pictures).... ALSO: William Smith
Dictionary of the Bible, Complete Cruden's Concordance to the Holy
Scriptures, color illustrated
parable and a stunning Hofmann Gallery of New Testament
Illustrations and Thorvaldsen gallery.
This Bible contains an extensive
collection of color plates!
Unmarked presentation page in
the front. Blank wedding/matrimony page
and pages to record
family history in the middle and pages for family
pictures in the back.
is in a VERY GOOD (VG) to EXCELLENT (E) condition. Binding is
excellent (antiquarian quality restored) condition, you can use the
Bible daily without needing to worry about the binding. Remarkable
little wear for its age. Corners are very slightly rubbed. No
writings, typical light browning of paper, some edge wear. Original
blank family pages.
An astounding and attractive
COLOR antique Family