An Eye-Catching and extra large
Jamieson Family Holy Bible printed with a VERY EXTENSIVE in-line 'Practical
and Explanatory Commentary, the work of the most eminent scholars of
the day'. This 13" x10" Bible has a gold decorated and embossed
cover, 5-raised band spine and gold gilt pages with original fully
functional closing clasps. The Bible text is
the King James Version for the Old and New Testament and Apocrypha,
but also includes the complete New Testament in the Revised Version
of 1881. With extensive in-text commentary by Jamieson and Bickersteth (reads like a modern day study Bible)
Additionally there is an
illustrated 'Philosophical, Historical, Biographical and
Geographical Supplement' and the Bible is enriched with
'Illustrative Engravings on Steel'
In the front of the Bible is
the original, never used, Holy Matrimony record page.
This Bible is in a VERY GOOD,
DAILY USABLE condition. Binding is professionally restored, you can use the Bible daily
(with care as always). Complete Bible.
VERY clean pages, very nice. Minor typical
wear for its age, some smudges, some occasional foxing (see
Original wedding page and original family pages - all unmarked. Majestic (and many) full plate
engravings. Right top/front cover bumped.
An eye-catching illustrated
pulpit antique family Bible