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c1880 John Brown Illustrated Large Family Bible by J Murdoch
  • c1880 John Brown Illustrated Large Family Bible by J Murdoch
  • c1880 John Brown Illustrated Large Family Bible by J Murdoch
  • c1880 John Brown Illustrated Large Family Bible by J Murdoch
  • c1880 John Brown Illustrated Large Family Bible by J Murdoch
  • c1880 John Brown Illustrated Large Family Bible by J Murdoch
  • c1880 John Brown Illustrated Large Family Bible by J Murdoch
  • c1880 John Brown Illustrated Large Family Bible by J Murdoch
  • c1880 John Brown Illustrated Large Family Bible by J Murdoch
  • c1880 John Brown Illustrated Large Family Bible by J Murdoch
  • c1880 John Brown Illustrated Large Family Bible by J Murdoch
  • c1880 John Brown Illustrated Large Family Bible by J Murdoch
  • c1880 John Brown Illustrated Large Family Bible by J Murdoch
  • c1880 John Brown Illustrated Large Family Bible by J Murdoch
  • c1880 John Brown Illustrated Large Family Bible by J Murdoch

c1880 John Brown Illustrated Large Family Bible by J Murdoch

Price:

£250.00


Product Description

A beautiful large old family Bible from around 1880, in good condition.

The Bible is titled: BROWN’S SELF-INTERPRETING FAMILY BIBLE CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS; TO WHICH ARE ANNEXED AN EXTENSIVE INTRODUCTION; 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.
BY THE LATE REV. JOHN BROWN - MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL AT HADDINGTON – WITH MANY AADDITIONAL REFERENCES, AND A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR.
LONDON: JOHN G. MURDOCH – 41, CASTLE STREET, HOLBORN.

The Bible contains numerous colour prints and a map of Biblical Israel. The prints were produces by Kronheim & co. London. The fact that they are printed in colour dates the Bible to around 1880.

The cover is in tan leather, with ornate tooling decoration and extensive gilding, with brass edging. The title on the front is: HOLY SCRIPTURES WHICH MAKE WISE UNTO SALVATION. On the spine is HOLY BIBLE. The book has 2 gilded brass clasps to protect the book. One of the studs, on which the clasp catches is missing. The book appears intact and in good condition, but has had a repair where it has split. There is one loose page, but still present, in the biography of John Brown.

The Bible has a very interesting section with the births, marriages and deaths of the Cornford family from the dates of 1837 to 1984.

Size: 26.5 x 33.5 x 9.5 cm (10 ½ x 13 ¼ x 3 ¾ inches)
Weight: 5.6 kg

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