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The Illustrated National Family Holy Bible with the Commantaries of Scott & Henry containing also many Thousand Critical & Explanatory Notes selected from the Great Standard Authors of Europe and America.
HOWARD & CO, London, U.K. - About this Item: The National Bible Supply, London, 1858. Full-Leather. Condition: Very Good. Date at end of Preface shows 30th September 1858. It is unusual to find a large illustrated Victorian family bible with such a good interior. PAGES, well boxed and with bright gilt edges: xv (Contents and Preface by Dr. Eadie) + decorative 8 page 'Family Register' including 4 page 'Family Portrait Gallery' + 1208 (Old & New Testaments) + Chronological Index + Harmony of the Gospels + Measures, Weights & Coins + other background information + 34 page Biblical Cyclopaedia + 47 pages 'Psalms in metre' with Index + 10 pages 'Translations & Paraphrases in verse of several passages + 5 Hymns. ILLUSTRATIONS: 10 full page colour plates by EJH + one colour map + 15 black & white steel engraved full page illustrations by Gustav Doré + 8 page Family register, filled in. By William Henry Pullinger and Agnes Elizabeth both born 1859 having nine children. All plates have tissue guards in perfect condition. CONDITION: Tight binding. The brass corner trims and the two brass hinges are in place and undamaged with the hinges in perfect working order. There is wear to the leather cover showing mainly along the sides of the banded spine, most notably at the base of the front edge, as seen in a photo. The boards are securely attached to the spine and the binding is tight. Gilt lettering on spine. Blind stamped and gilt decoration on the front board. Very pleasing bright, clean unmarked pages of text which are free from brown spotting. Light brown spotting on last free blank end-paper. Comprehensive notes at the foot of each page and cross references in two central margins. All full page illustrations are perfect, each with a tissue guard in place, also perfect, showing that the bible has been well protected and little used. All pages are unmarked and with no inscriptions but for a neatly written gift message on the first free end-paper. WEIGHT: 5.44 kg unpackaged. SIZE: 10" /25cm x 13" /32.5 cm x 3.75" / /8.5 cm approx. POSTAGE: No extra charge for delivery within UK. Reasonable international rates. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. We offer a 100% money back guarantee if you are not fully satisfied. IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE ORDERING THIS BOOK, TO CONFIRM BOOK CONDITION AND EDITION (most of our books are 1st editions). We can send you photos of this book with a detailed description. Foxing only along top of block. Shipping is normally same day from the UK. "UK BASED SELLER ALL OVERSEAS SHIPPING VIA AIRMAIL". If you do not want this service please make it clear to Abebooks you wish by Ship. In Stock.- THANKS! please contact us if you have any questions. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory #O. 20180202_115318./20180202_115801. / 20180202_115640_1./20180202_115640_2./ 20180202_115417_3./ 5403_4./ 20180202_121827_5./20180202_115539_6 [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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