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Hardback, Large 4to. (approx 13.5 x 10.5 inches.) Black full morocco leather binding with elaborate gilt decoration on both covers and spine. Brass clasps and brass edges. Yellow endpapers. All edges gilt. In very good condition. Some rubbing to extremities, edges, banding and ends of spine, some rubbing to raised areas of boards. Else bright and clean cover. Brass clasps sound. Later purple cloth reinforcement to inner hinges. Some dark foxing spots to blank endpapers and title page, title page with minor tear to inner bound edge and repair to tissue guard. Some mild foxing spots to edges of plates and pages, else overall a very clean and tight copy. Illustrated with 27 full page colour plates, some with many illustrations per plate (biblical animals, antiquities &c.)
Title: The Self-Interpreting Family Bible. Containing the Old and New Testaments; To which are annexed marginal references and illustrations; an exact summary of the several books; a paraphrase on the most obscure or important parts; explanatory notes; evangelical reflections &c &c... With Many Additional References and numerous illustrations.
Publisher: London & Gateshead-On-Tyne: Adam & Company, no date, ca1850:
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Seller ID: 84722
Keywords: BIBLE BROWN'S, The Self-Interpreting Family Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments. To which are annexed an extensive introduction; marginal references and illustrations... &c &c... With Additional References and a Life of the Author, John G. Murdoch, 1850, 20 colour plates, printed in oil. 2 colour maps. Colour illuminated title-page, Kitty Breakwell, 1896, Marie Randall, 1927, Rita Downing 1937,