Offering for sale a fabulous antique Holy Bible, containing the Authorized Edition of the New Testament, and Revised Version of the , A.D. 1881 , arranged in Parallel columns with complete Concordance and Comprehensive Bible Dictionary, Apocrypha and Psalms. W. L. Richardson and Company, Boston.last copyright listed is 1882, title page says nearly two thousand illustrative engravings on steel, wood and in colors . It is 12 & 3/4" by 10" by 4.25", two clasp attachments present on front and back cover but the closure clasps are long gone, gold gilt outer page edges, heavily embossed and carved leather binding with gold decorations on front, back and spine. There is some separation or looseness on the beginning pages but they are secure. Age discoloration on borders of many pages but does not affect the reading or art. Wear on the exterior mainly at the edges of the spine Many many full page engravings with original tissue over them. One page has a tear opposite one engraving, could be other minor issues. No family page that we see, has a presentation page not filled in, and in the back several thick cardboard pages for family photos.. Front and back lovely. A beautiful Bible.
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