SCARCE 1870's Holy Bible Two Volume SET in a Beautiful Fine Binding Illustrated by Gustave Dore. Old Testament, Apocrypha, and New Testament - 3 volumes in a Two Volume Set. Large and Heavy Elephant Folio 38cm X 30cm, each volume is nearly 20 lbs! Provenance: contains marriage record for Thomas Nebberson Jones (1850 - 1919) and Mary A.Pegram dated 3 Feb 1876. Thomas N Jones was a wealthy plantation owner near Richmond, Virginia. Title: The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments, according to the authorised version. London and New York : Cassell, Petter & Galpin. Are paged separately, and plates are listed separately.
1; [pi]² 5R-6I 6J² [chi]² b c² d-y [chi] [6K]-8A 8B²--v. Title pages printed in black and red. One of the most magnificent of the Doré illustrated books. A huge testament to Doré s talent and a most impressive set in size and scope. These books are not commonly found in such condition due to the stress caused by the bulk of the text but this is a very sturdy copy and remains in excellent condition.
Gustave Doré was one of the greatest illustrators of his day. His grand and magnificent style is a wonderful complement for the greatest of all books. The item "Holy Bible Folio Two Volume Set Fine Binding Leather Gustave Dore 1870 RARE book" is in sale since Sunday, October 4, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
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