An 'As-New' WELL PRESERVED ornate and
illustrated, Antique Roman Catholic - Douay Rheims - family
Bible adorned with some amazing chromolithographs (color engravings). The Bible has a beautiful decorative cover which consists of thick leather covered boards
artwork, a (gold gilt) cross and other gold decorations showing Bible
related scenes. Attractive gold-decorated
5-band spine with the texts "Holy Bible - Douay & Rheims"
and "Rev Geo Leo Haydock's Notes and References - Illustrated". Gold gilt
pages. The text of this Bible is the Douay-Rheims Bible (or Doway
Rheims Bible or D-R Bible), being the English
translation from the Latin Vulgate ("... diligently compared with the
Hebrew, Greek and Other Editions in Divers Languages ... with
useful notes, critical, historical, controversial and explanatory
... by the late Rev. Geo. Leo Haydock "). 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.
Extensive Haydock notes with the Bible text (reads like a modern day
To support the study of this
Bible there are a number of additional sections, like an historical
and chronological index Comprehensive History of the Books of the
Holy Catholic Bible, An illustrated and comprehensive Calmett Catholic Bible
Dictionary (128 pages); color maps,
and MUCH MORE.
"The whole beautifully illustrated with numerous steel plates and
other appropriate engravings"
Unmarked ORIGINAL matrimony and blank family pages before the New
Testament and a section for family portraits
at the end of the Bible.
Scroll down for MANY photographs
of this Bible!
This Bible is in a PRISTINE and
and well preserved condition. The
Bible's binding is very professionally restored, and this Bible can be used
No writings, complete Bible. Minor, typical wear
and discoloring for its age.
Original, never used, family pages, with marriage certificate.
Many plates and engravings.
Ever so slightly rubbed cover corners and some wear. Gold gilt pages,
special shaped chromed closing clasps
and various color plates.
An 'as good as it gets' As-new attractive Antique Catholic Family Bible