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Thick illustrated book, "The Bible Looking Glass" by John W Barber & others, published by Bradley Garretson & Company and William Garretson & Company, copyright 1873....title page reads in part "reflector companion and guide to the great truths of the sacred scriptures, and illustrating the diversities of human character, and the qualities of the human heart; consisting of six books in two parts; profusely illustrated by object teaching pictures showing the pain and misery resulting from vice, and the peace and happiness arising from virtue"...this book comes in several sections beginning with "Religious Emblems" by William Holmes & John W Barber, its title page reads in part "being a series of emblematic engravings with written explanation, miscellaneous observations and religious reflections designed to illustrate divine truth in accordance with the cardinal principles of Christianity...the next section "Religious Allegories" by William Holmes and John W Barber; title page reads the same as the last...next section is "the Christian Pilgrim" by John W Barber, title page reads "an allegory, under the similitude of a dream, being a condensed account of Bunyan"s pilgrim's progress, from this work to that which is to come with explanatory notes by various authors...this next section "The Bible Looking Glass" title page reads the same as before; next is "Christian Similitudes" by John W Barber , title page reads in part "being a series of emblematic engravings, with written explanations, miscellaneous observations, and religious reflections designed to illustrate diving truth in accordance wit the cardinal principles of Christianity: the last section "the Sunday Book of Pleasing and Comforting Literature by Henry Howe , prose and poetry from the best writers...
hard back cover displays some wear, rubs, corner bumps...book is solid, book is complete, all pages attached, each section is page numbered individually, contains at least 567 pages, some pages are roman numeral which I didn't count.....interior pages having some finger smudges (mostly at beginning of book), some age toning but not bad, a couple tiny corner creases, otherwise no creasing or page tears noted......book measures 8 3/4" X 7", 2"thick....great book you will enjoy having....
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1873 The Bible Looking Glass by Barber and Others, William Bradley Garretson & Co Publishers
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