1884 Ornate Illustrated Roman Catholic Family Bible with full page (Dore) illustrations, closing clasps and unmarked family pages - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1884 Ornate Illustrated Roman Catholic Family Bible with full page (Dore) illustrations, closing clasps and unmarked family pages
Size: 14" x 11.5" x 4" thick
Publisher: P.F. Collier, New York
    VERY GOOD and DAILY USABLE condition

Price: $545.00

VERY GOOD and DAILY USABLE/RESTORED Condition: an attractively illustrated 1884 Roman Catholic antique family Bible with an exquisite gold decorated cover which consists of leather covered boards embossed and with intricate artwork and a (gold gilt) cross. Gold gilt pages and original closing clasps. On the leather spine in gold letter the text "Holy Bible " is written. The text of this Bible is the so called Douay-Rheims Bible (or Doway Rheims Bible or D-R Bible), which is an English translation from the Latin Vulgate ("The Holy Bible - translated from the Latin Vulgate ..."). The text covers the complete Old and New Testament as well as the books that are often referred to as the Apocrypha. Includes an 40 page illustrated section on 'the Bible - what it is, and from whose hands we receive it'.
Numerous full page illustrations (some by Gustave Dore) throughout,
 Pages for family photographs also at the end. Orignal blank family history pages in the middle of the Bible.
This Bible is in a VERY GOOD/DAILY USABLE condition. The Bible's binding is professionally restored.  Pages overall clean and mostly all are brilliant white/bright with some occasional typical spotting. See the many pictures.
An ornate illustrated antique Roman Catholic family Bible
 
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