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The Devotional Family Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments According to the Most Approved Copies of the Authorized Version With Practical and Experimental Reflections on Each Verse and Rich Marginal References and Readings

Fletcher, Rev. Alexander (Concise dictionary of the Bible, footnotes and references by); Philip James de Loutherbourg; J. Clark; Horace Vernet; Schopin; Henry Warren; F. Bol; David Roberts; W. Hensel; H. Le Jeune; M. A. Colin; J. S. Copley; Gustave Doré; P. P. Rubens; Johannot; Murillo; W. H. Bartlett; Raphael; Bendemann; Holman Hunt; Ary Scheffer; W. Hamilton; Leonardo da Vinci; E. Corbould; Thomas Allom (Illustrations by)

Published by Virtue and Yorston, New York, 1870
Condition: g- to g+ Hardcover

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Folio (14 3/4 x 11"). [2], 1622pp (Old and New Testaments), [2], 80pp.(Index and Concise Dictionary of the Bible). Original black and gilt-embossed morocco, with gold lettering to spine and front cover. Raised bands. All edges gilt. Dentelles. Tissue-guarded engraved frontispiece for both Testaments. Engraved general title. Publisher's device to both titles. Originally printed in 1835, this beautifully illustrated Bible features 41 full-page steel engravings (including frontispieces and engraved general title) by some of the most renown painters and illustrators of their times, such as Gustave Doré, Philip James de Loutherbourg, Horace Vernet, Ary Scheffer, Leonardo da Vinci, etc. Concise dictionary of the Bible, footnotes, with center references by Rev. Alexander Fletcher. The four pages for family record bound between the Testaments are unused. New Testament is followed by an 80 page index and concise dictionary of the Bible. Listed as Hills 1777. Heavy rubbing along edges of binding. 4 1/2" closed tear along lower front joint. Closed tears with minor chipping along fore-edge of front free endpaper. Clear water-staining along fore-edge of very first pages (not affecting images or text). Verso of plate 27 partly taped. Minor to moderate foxing / age-toning throughout. A few tissue-guards are missing, and some are partly torn. Binding in overall good-, interior in good- to good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory # 41044

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Title: The Devotional Family Bible Containing the ...

Publisher: Virtue and Yorston, New York

Publication Date: 1870

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g- to g+

Edition: Later edition.

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