John E. Potter and Company, 1880. First Thus. Leather Binding. Used - Very Good. Item #627236
LARGE FAMILY BIBLE IN AN INTACT ORIGINAL BINDING. A Very Good copy of this massive late 19th-century family Bible, profusely illustrated. Printed about 1880, perhaps as early as 1871 (per Worldcat). A very good copy in the original sturdy full brown morocco, heavily embossed and elaborately decorated in gilt with Biblical designs, all edges gilt (some wear). The binding is entirely intact and quite functional. Physical Description: viii, 24, 32, 64, 80, 96, 576, 104, 32, 768, 22, 41 pages, 10 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 30 cm OCLC Number / Unique Identifier: 50239965 Notes: At head of title: The illustrated explanatory family Bible Special title in color; special title page for New Testament in color 3 leaves for family records after the Apocrypha Some engraved plates by Gustave Doré.