1870ies SUBLIME (Color) Illustrated National Comprehensive Family Bible, brass corners and clasps,
Scott and Henry commentary and unmarked family pages
Size: 13.5" x 10.5" x 4"
Publisher: Howard & Co, London
VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition
- chromolithograph (color) - illustrated Antique -
Practical and Devotional Family Bible has ornate brass
corners, fully functional metal clasps and gold gilt pages,
It is in a beautifully preserved, VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition.
It contains a large number of attractive, very rare (for
this publishing date) and well preserved lithographs
of original paintings, plus a
serious of stunning color engravings. The Bible (King
James version) itself
contains an extensive on-page Scott and Henry commentary (reads like a modern day study
National Comprehensive Family Bible - the Holy Bible ... with the
commentaries of Scott and Henry ... condensed and edited by the Rev John Eadie ..."
from the Old and New Testament, there is a beautifully
decorated, family registry and portrait section, various
tables and indices and
an extensive Concordance, a Biblical Cyclopedia and the Psalms
in Metre. Illustrated with an extensive collection of color
plates.This Bible is in a VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition. Binding
is excellent (antiquarian quality restored) condition, you can use
the Bible daily without needing to worry about the binding. All pages are present, no writings, no tears.
Very clean pages with some occasional typical toning. The covers and
spine as well as the lithographs are quite pristine. Blank
(restored) family registry pages.