Three handsome brown leather-bound 1914 hardcovers with excellent pages and good exteriors: boards exposed at all corner tips, slight leather cracks at upper hinges, top 3mm of volume one spine leather has deteriorated, light edge wear. Owner's names on the front endpapers of volumes 1 and 2, otherwise unmarked. Attractive gilt page edges. Only slow USA shipment available. [11 lbs]. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE POPULAR AND CRITICAL BIBLE ENCYCLOPEDIA ...
Publisher: The Howard-Severance Company
Publication Date: 1914
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Howard-Severance Company, Chicago, 1913. Hardcover. Book Condition: VERY GOOD PLUS. NICE SET! BOUND IN 3/4 LEATHER. Light shelf and edgewear. Corners are lightly worn and nudged. A few corners bumped. Text edges age-tanned and lightly stained. A two-page section of maps loose from binding in Vol. III. Four raised bands, gilt debossed lettering and in-blind decoration to leather spines of brown cloth-covered boards. Brown marbled endpapers with gilt and ivory-color veins. Vol. I, Presentation page. Frontispiece by Selous with tissue guard. Vol. II, Exact full-sized reproductions of coins of the Bible. Showing Obverse and Reverse sides on front flyleaf. Vol. III, frontispiece by F. W. Topham with tissue guard. Set is superbly illustrated with over 600 maps and engravings. Engravings by C. Schonherr, Heydeck, S. Hart, Selous, G. Richter, Murillo, Bida, G. Dore and others. Clean, lightly age-tanned text, tightly bound. 644 pp to Vol. I continuing to 1,344 pp Vol. II, with 1,769 total pp Vol. III with appendix, Bible Atlas. Followed by 206 pp The Wonderful Story of the Man of Galilee. VOL. I : A -- EZRI ; VOL. II : F - PHY ; VOL. III : PHY - Z. An updated and modern reference guide arranged in the most convenient manner for ready study help. "It is confidently claimed that no other popular Biblical encyclopaedia or dictionary approaches this in completeness, or presents such a great number of points of interest, convenience and usefulness," (introduction). Bookseller Inventory # 71637