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The illuminated Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments ... With marginal readings, references, and chronological dates. Also, the Apocrypha. To which are added, a chronological index, an index of the subjects contained in the Old and New Testaments, tables of weights, coins, measures, a list of proper names, a concordance, &c.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 82 Cliff-Street, 1846. 1846 HUGE American Family Illuminated BIBLE Apocrypha Illustrated Engravings ARTA rare, mid-19th-century huge family Bible, containing both Old and New Testaments along with the Apocrypha. Many readers and Catholic and Protestant scholars still find these Apocryphal books desirable due to their historical significance and Christian legends. Family Bibles of this size were quite popular throughout the second half of the 19th-century, but this Harper edition is notable for its impressive engravings designed by J.G. Chapman, engraved by J.A. Adams.Hills, quoting Frank Weitenhampf: "...this Harper publication was a remarkable production for its time and place, and retains its importance in the annals of American book-making. W.J. Linton, noted wood-engraver and author, knew 'no other book like this, so good, so perfect in all it undertakes.' The illustrations are like paintings of history, as are so many of the old European Biblical painting and illustrations." Herbert 1860: "This elaborate Bible was issued in parts from 1843 onwards. Many of the illustrations were made from woodcuts by the electrotype process, the first in America." Item number: #13882Price: $950BibleThe illuminated Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments ... With marginal readings, references, and chronological dates. Also, the Apocrypha. To which are added, a chronological index, an index of the subjects contained in the Old and New Testaments, tables of weights, coins, measures, a list of proper names, a concordance, &c. ...New York: Harpe … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books [United States]
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