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Illustrated by Gustave Doré
This Edition is Sold to Subscribers Only HOLY BIBLE Containing the Old and New Testaments, According to the Authorised Version. With Illustrations by Gustave Doré. [In Seven Divisions – Original Card Wrappers – Effectively Disbound – Complete with 238 Engraved Plates]
London, Paris, New York and Melbourne: Cassell and Company Ltd, 1890. London, Paris, New York and Melbourne: Cassell and Company Limited. Not dated, c1880, Seven Divisions with 238 Engraved Plates by Gustave Dore, collated and complete. Large Volumes, disbound, approximately 15 ½ inches tall by 12 inches wide. Issued in 7 Divisions for later rebinding, there are a few copies online, none with this number of engravings and not many complete – this could be a lovely binding project for someone. The books would be large and heavy! Subscriber Only Edition, containing the Old Testament, The Ancient Writings Commonly Attached to the Old Testament Scriptures and Accounted Apocryphal and The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, all separately paginated. With 138 Plates for the Old Testament, 21 Plates for the Apocrypha and 81 Plates for the New Testament. Card cover with cloth spines, printed titles and decoration to the front covers and text to the rear covers. All disbound with some fraying to the page edges, some marginal or larger tears to one or two pages without loss, many pages uncut in the later Divisions, marks to many pages. Pagination includes two Holy Bible Title Pages, Two New Testament Title Pages, one Family Register, one Births, one Marriage, one Deaths and one Apocrypha Title Page. Pagination as follows: Division 1 – 240pp; Division 2 – 241-480pp; Division 3 – 481-720pp; Division 4 – 721-960pp; Division 5 – 961-1116pp (Malachi), end of the Old Testament; 1-76pp first part of the Apocrypha; Division 6 – 77-188pp end of the Apocrypha; 1-128 first part … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Louis88Books [Andover, United Kingdom]
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