1874 Stunning Gauffered Holman Family Bible
1200 Engraved Illustrations – Steel, Wood & Color
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Title: Bible, King James Version: “The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments… With the Apocrypha, Concordance and Psalms. To which are appended a Comprehensive Bible Dictionary, in which every important Scriptural word is fully explained. A complete history of each Book of the Bible, beautifully illustrated. Cities of the Bible, with descriptive scenes and events in Palestine. Jewish and Egyptian Antiquities; Biblical Scenery; Manners and Customs of the Ancients; Natural History; Bible Aids for Social Prayer; A History of the Jewish Worship, &c. Over one hundred thousand marginal references. A Concise HIstory of All Religious Denominations, and many other important and useful aids to the study of the Holy Scriptures. All written to increase the interest in and simplify the study of the Word of God. By…Rev. Alfred Nevin, D.D….[et. al.]… the whole embellished with twelve hundred engravings on steel, wood, and in colors.
Publisher: A.J. Holman & Co. | Place: Philadelphia | Year: 1874 | Size: Folio
Description: Full-Leather. VGC. Gilt covers, spine, cover edges, and page edges. Gauffered page edges; working gold latch on page side; raised/tooled cover and spine. 1200 engraved illustrations on steel and wood, and in colors, also includes Apocrypha, Concordance, Metrical Psalms, Comprehensive Bible Dictionary; All written… by the following authors: Rev. Alfred Nevin, D.D., Rev. Thomas H. Horne, D.D., Rev. Wm. H. Monroe, Rev. John Eadie, D.D., LL.D., Rev. Wm. F.B. Jackson, Prof. A.L. Rawson.” Double frontis-steel plate of Moses with the Ten Commandments, and colored illustration of words. Double frontis to NT also, with NT title page. (Steel engraving and gilt/chromolith verse). Family portrait section, two thick pages, at end of Bible.Pages toned but easily readable, binding tight, exterior very good, gilt/raised leather covers and spine, text complete. Family history pages appear to have been cut out. Pullout illustration. Following NT is A Chronological Index to the Holy Bible, Tables, Concordance, Psalms of David in Metre, and Family Portrait pages.