1886 Beautifully Preserved, Gloriously (Dore) Illustrated Antique Family Parallel Bible with full-page engravings, original unmarked family pages and decorated clasps - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles
1886 Beautifully Preserved, Gloriously (Dore) Illustrated Antique Family
with full-page engravings, original unmarked family pages and
Size: 12" x 10" x 5"
Publisher: Gately & Williams, New York
VERY GOOD 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 with amazing closing clasps. This large and
loaded antique Family Bible has
intricate gold-embedded decorated covers (depicting scenes of the Bible,
including Solomon's temple) 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 Testament And the King James Version for the Apocrypha.
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 a Cruden's concordance; Dr.
W.M. Smith's Bible Dictionary and the Parables of Jesus in
beautiful color illustrations. "Illustrations in Steel, Wood and in Colors."
There is a blank presentation
page in the front. Between the Old and New Testament are the
Holy Matrimony page and the unmarked pages for recording births,
deaths and marriages.
Pages for family pictures in the back.
This Bible is in a VERY GOOD (VG) and Daily Useable
(with care as always!) condition. The
Bible's binding, spine and cover are original and the binding is
Binding a little loose in the front of the book.
No writings, complete Bible. Clean pages. Original unmarked
family history pages. Covers
with some very minor bumps and scratches.
A VERY ATTRACTIVE 'loaded'
illustrated Family Bible