1879 Wonderfully (Dore) illustrated Holman's Edition of the Holy Bible with unmarked family pages - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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     1879 Wonderfully (Dore) illustrated Holman's Edition of the Holy Bible with unmarked family pages     
Size: 12" x 10" x 3"
Publisher: A.J. Holman
overall GOOD and USABLE condition

Price: $325.00

A nicely illustrated illustrated 'Holman's Edition' Antique Family Home Bible in a GOOD condition. The leather covers and spine are embossed with GOLD lettering and the pages are gold gilt
This Bible has numerous illustrations of which many full page and including a number by GGustave Dore.. The text is a  presentation of the Authorized Version (King James) and the Apocrypha. There are a number of additional 'study-aids': "Revelation, Inspiration and Authenticity of the Holy scriptures; The Books of the Bible, Biographical and Historical; a Complete Concordance" and so on....
In the Bible is a series of full page engravings with the texts of the King James Old and New Testaments including also the text of the Apocryphal book.
Between the Old and New Testament are the original, never used - illuminated - family registry pages to record marriages, births, and death. At the end of the Bible there is a complete concordance..
This Bible is in an overall GOOD and USABLE condition. Binding is holding with some crakcing at the hinges. Beautiful  decorations. The pages/paper are clean with some occasional foxing. No writing. Some occasional light toning and smaller typical age related damages. Faded gold on covers.
A nicely preserved illustrated antique family Bible!
 
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