A pulpit size (16.5" x
10.5"!) two-volume set of a beautifully and abundantly illustrated 1759 antique
Bible ('Every Chriftian Family's Beft Treadure'). The
Bible set has about 40 exquisite and beautifully preserved
(undamaged in any way) full-page engravings/illustration
of Bible scenes, each including Bible references.
The set has been high-quality
restored in matching 3/4 cloth and leather bindings
and beautifully gold gilt illustrated spine (with 5 raised bands) and
the texts 'Universal Family bible 1759 - Vol. I. and II.'
As per the title page: "The Universal Family
Bible: or Every Chriftian Family's Beft Treafure. Containing the
SACRED TEXT of the OLD and NEW TESTAMENT at Large illustrated with
NOTED and COMMENTS .... LONDON ... MDCCLXL'
The text includes a VERY
extensive commentary as well as various tables, an index and the
Apocrypha printed at the back.
This 250+ year old Bible is in an
overall VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition. The cotton-based, thick
paper is EXCEPTIONALLY CLEAN and there are only few age spots or
others damages. No rips, tears etc. The Bible's binding has
been professionally and the
binding is SOLID. The
engravings are in excellent shape. A truly beautifully antique Bible
for daily use, a family heirloom or any Christian library or
We've included over 45 pictures - so
you can judge for yourself !!