Devotional Family Bible with Practical and Experimental Reflections on Each Verse of the Old and ...

Devotional Family Bible with Practical and Experimental Reflections on Each Verse of the Old and New Testament, and Rich Marginal References by the Rev. Alexander Fletcher. 2 vols. (Complete with the Books of the Apocrypha)

Fletcher, Alexander, Reverend

Published by George Virtue, London and New York, 1880
Condition: vg Hardcover

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Folio. IV, [4], 942, 943-1260, 230, [10], 1261-1622, [4], 44pp. Original blind-tooled leather over beveled boards with gold lettering and decorations on spines and covers. Raised bands. All edges gilt. Dentelles. Decorative endpapers. Frontispiece in each volume protected with a tissue-guard. 2 additional engraved title-pages. Ribbon markers. Both volumes have the London imprint of George Virtue upon the pictorial and text title pages. Stunning Bible profusely illustrated with over a hundred Steel engravings after drawings or paintings by de Loutherbourgh, Amiconi, J. S. Hart, Hamilton, Schopin, Horace Vernet, W. H. Bartlett, Rubens, Northcote, Guercino, F. Bol, W. Artaud, Murillo, M. A. Colin, H. Singleton, J. Opie, Gros, Raffaello d'Urbino, Raphaël, and many more. Each plate is protected with a tissue-guard. Text in 2 columns with centre references and reflections at foot of page. This work is complete with the Books of Apocrypha and an alphabetical list of proper names of the Old Testament, persons and places. Slight rubbing along joints and raised bands. Minor damp-staining on upper inner margin of very first pages of first volume (not affecting text or illustrations). Sporadic foxing affecting tissue-guards and margins of some plates (not affecting illustrations). Frontispiece of second volume detached but present. Binding and interior in overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 18888

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Title: Devotional Family Bible with Practical and ...

Publisher: George Virtue, London and New York

Publication Date: 1880

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

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