1885 Extensively (Dore) Illustrated Parallel Family Bible,
with unmarked family pages and closing clasps
Size: 12" x 10" x 5.5"
Publisher: Gately & Co - AJ Holman,
VERY GOOD and DAILY USABLE condition
In a remarkable preserved condition: an extensively (some color) illustrated and
comprehensive edition of a Family Holy Bible
in Parallel Presentation, including
numerous full page Gustave
Dore engravings (different galleries), astounding chromolithographs (color engravings) and color maps.
This gorgeous Family Bible has
intricate gold-embedded decorated covers (depicting scenes of the Bible,
including the Nativity) and spine, all with the gold-letter text "Holy Bible",
"The Parallel Bible" and "The Old and New versions in
Parallel Columns .... 2500 illustrations". Gold gilt pages and
closing clasps. The Bible text is
the King James AND the Revised Version (of 1881) for the Old and New
Testament presented in parallel columns to allow for easier
Additionally there are
extensive other resources included, like: the Apocrypha, A Complete History of
Each Book of the Bible; Cities of the Bible with Descriptive Scenes and Events
in Palestine; Parables of our Lord; Life of Christ; Lives of the
Apostles and Evangelists; Historical Illustrations of Bible Texts; Concise History of All Religious
Denominations; Four Thousand Questions and Answers; Psalms In Metre;
Indices and tables; and so on (see pictures).... ALSO: the parables
of Jesus with beautiful color lithographs, an illustrated
Comprehensive Bible Dictionary, and a complete Cruden's Concordance! "The whole embellished with Magnificent Illustrative Engravings on Steel,
Wood and in Colors"
Blank presentation page in the
front. Between the Old and New Testament are the blank Holy
Matrimony page and pages for recording births, deaths and marriages.
This Bible is in a VERY GOOD 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.
Bible. Typical wear for its age. Some minor scruffs and smaller
damages to the covers and spine. Original unmarked marriage certificate and