1891 Beautifully Preserved, Gloriously (Dore) Illustrated Antique Family Parallel Bible with full-page engravings, closing clasps and unmarked family pages - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles
1891 Beautifully Preserved, Gloriously (Dore) Illustrated Antique Family
with full-page engravings, closing clasps and unmarked family pages
Size: 12" x 10" x 5.5 (!)"
Publisher: Bay State Company, Boston
VERY GOOD (VG) to EXCELLENT (E) and Daily Useable condition
In beautifully preserved condition: A
comprehensive, extensively illustrated
'Parallel Column' edition of a Family Holy Family Bible, including
numerous full page Gustave
Dore engravings, chromolithographs (color engravings) and
Gold gilt pages. This large and
loaded antique Family Bible has
intricate gold-embedded decorated covers (depicting scenes of the Bible,
including the Solomon's judgment) and spine, all with the gold-letter text "Holy Bible
- The Parallel Bible",
and, "The Old and New
Versions in Parallel Columns- 2000 illustrations". The Bible text is both the King James and the Revised Version for
Old and New Testamen.
Additionally there are
extensive other resources included, like: the Psalms in Metre; History of the
Translations of the Bible; color maps;
Complete History of All Books of the Bible, beautifully illustrated; 100,000
marginal references and readings;
Biblical Scenery; Manners and
Customs of the Ancients; the Tabernacles and Solomon's Temple;
Scenes in the Life of Christ and the Life of St. Paul; Bible Text
events illustrated, a Dore Gallery of
Scripture Illustrations, and much more, including 4000 Questions and
Answers and a Cruden's concordance; Dr.
W.M. Smith's Bible Dictionary, Hofmann gallery of NT illustrations, and the Parables of Jesus in
beautiful color illustrations. "2000 Scripture
Illustrations in Steel, Wood and in Colors."
There is a blank presentation
page in the front. Between the Old and New Testament are the blank
Holy Matrimony page and the unmarked pages for recording births,
deaths and marriages.
See the MANY pictures below!
This Bible is in a VERY GOOD (VG)
to EXCELLENT (E) and Daily Useable
Bible's binding, spine and cover have been VERY professionally
(antiquarian quality) restored and this Bible can be used without
No writings, complete Bible. Clean pages. Original unmarked
family history pages. Pristine covers
with some very minor bumps and scratches. Original closing clasps
A VERY ATTRACTIVE 'loaded'
illustrated Family Bible