1893 Gloriously Preserved color (Dore) Illustrated Antique Family Bible, with unmarked family pages, and various galleries of illustrations
Size: 12" x 10" x 5"
AJ Holman, Philadelphia
VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT and DAILY USABLE condition
1893 Astounding color illustrated and
comprehensive Antique Family Holy Bible including
numerous full page Gustave
Dore engravings (different galleries) , various chromolithographs (color engravings) and color maps.
This gorgeous Family Bible has
intricate gold-embedded decorated covers (depicting scenes of the Bible) and spine, all with the gold-letter text "Holy Bible",
"Bible Dictionary and Cities of the Bible". Gold gilt pages. The Bible text is
the Old and New Testament as well as the Apocrypha.
Additionally there are
extensive other resources included, like: A Complete History of
all the Books of the Bible, beautifully illustrated; Cities & Towns of the Bible; Parables of our Lord; Life of Christ; Lives of the
Apostles and Evangelists; Story of the Old testament Heroes; Historical Illustrations of Bible Texts;
History of Herod, King of the Jews; Concise History of All Religious
Denominations; Bible Text Book; Kings and Patriachs; Psalms In Metre;
Bible Stories for the Young; Indices and tables; and so on
(see pictures).... ALSO: the parables of Jesus with beautiful color
lithographs and an illustrated Comprehensive Bible Dictionary, a complete Cruden's
Concordance, the Hofmann Gallery of New Testament illustrations and
the Thorvaldsen Gallery! And - a large fold-out picture of the Last
There is a blank presentation
page in the front. Between the Old and New Testament are the
Holy Matrimony page and pages for recording births,
deaths and marriages. Pages for pictures in the back.
This Bible is in a VERY GOOD to
EXCELLENT and DAILY USABLE condition. The
Bible's binding, spine and cover are very professionally restored
and in excellent condition, this Bible can easily be used on a daily
Little wear for its age.
Restored unmarked marriage certificate and family pages.