1870ies Attractive Illustrated Roman Catholic Family Bible with full page (Dore) illustrations and unmarked family pages
Size: 12" x 10" x 4" thick
Publisher: Baird & Dillon, Philadelphia
VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT and DAILY USABLE condition
Bible is SOLD
VERY GOOD & Beautifully restored Condition:
an attractively illustrated 1870ies Roman Catholic antique family Bible
with an exquisite gold decorated cover which consists of leather covered boards embossed and
artwork, a (gold gilt) cross and Bible related decorations. Gold gilt
pages.. On the
leather spine in gold letter the text "Holy Bible " is written. The text of this Bible is the so called Douay-Rheims Bible (or Doway
Rheims Bible or D-R Bible), which is an English
translation from the Latin Vulgate ("The Approved Holy
Catholic Bible - The Holy Bible
translated from the Latin Vulgate ..."). 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.
Numerous full page
illustrations (some by Gustave Dore) throughout, As well as an
extensive illustrated History of the Bible (128 pages)
Unmarked/never used family pages
in the middle of the Bible. Pages for family photographs
also at the end.
This Bible is in a VERY
GOOD to EXCELLENT and /DAILY USABLE condition. The
Bible's binding is very professionally restored and it be used daily (with care as
Bible has very pristine covers. Pages overall
clean and mostly all are brilliant white/bright.
Original blank family pages. See the many pictures.
A GORGEOUS illustrated
unmarked antique Roman Catholic family Bible