RIGHT NOW YOU CAN WIN THIS HISTORIC AND REMARKABLE ANTIQUE BIBLE! This is the famous Haydock DOUAY & RHEIMS Bible featuring illustrations by the renowned Gustave Doré!
The contents are astounding and include fascinating commentary, eight pages of colored maps of the. Chronological and other tables, an illustrated Catholic Bible dictionary, and more! The numerous COLORED MAPS and ENGRAVED PLATES are desirable in and of themselves! As you may know, there is some controversy surrounding this Bible as some have claimed that its history is tied to the Masons / Illuminati and that it proves the "The DaVinci Code".
While that's best left for others to debate, it's certainly of historical significance and its value can only increase! The binding is gilt embossed FULL LEATHER and all edges are GILT! The clasps are also in working order and all pages are intact! As is common with Bibles of this size and vintage, the front hinge shows some separation (as pictured) but is reinforced.
Some sunning to the cover and spine. Fortunately, there is only minor rubbing/wear to the edges/extremities. Internally, there's occasional foxing and a couple of page tears (the most notable example is shown). Overall, it's quite a.Please examine the high-quality gallery images (which are part of the description) to judge the condition for yourself. DO NOT MISS YOUR CHANCE TO WIN IT! The item "RARE 1884 Antique LEATHER Family BIBLE Haydock DOUAY & RHEIMS Catholic Masonic" is in sale since Thursday, October 19, 2017.
This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "bil-ja1" and is located in Indian Trail, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.