1884 Exquisitely Illustrated Antique Haydock Catholic Family Bible, color Stations of the Cross and closing clasps
Size: 12.5" x 10" x 4.5"
Publisher: W.R. Beard & Co, Indianapolis
VERY GOOD and WELL PRESERVED condition
An 1884 exquisitely
illustrated, 'Haydock' Antique Roman Catholic - Douay Rheims - family
Bible adorned with amazing chromolithographs (color engravings) -
including the BEAUTIFULLY COLOR illustrated 'Stations of the Cross'. 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 and closing clasps. 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; Portraits of pontiffs and bishops;
the Parables of our Lord Jesus Christ; a very extensive section of
Scripture Illustrations; Comprehensive History of the Books of the
Holy Catholic Bible; Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother
of Christ; An illustrated and comprehensive Calmett Catholic Bible
Dictionary (128 pages); color maps, color Stations of the Cross,
color parables of Jesus
and MUCH MORE.
"The whole beautifully illustrated with numerous steel plates and
other appropriate engravings"
Blank presentation page in the
front. Blank family pages (lacks matrimony page) 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 VERY GOOD and
WELL PRESERVED condition. The
Bible's binding, spine and cover are holding well (not restored) and
you can use this Bible daily - with careful use.
No writings, complete Bible. Typical wear for its
age. Clean and nice pages. Blank ORIGINAL family pages (except
Many plates and engravings.
One of the clasps lacks a small nail (but it works and holds fine).
Gold gilt pages
and color plates.
An exquisitely illustrated clasped COLOR 'Haydock' Antique Catholic Family Bible