The Holy Bible, containing the old and new testaments, according to the authorized version, with the marginal readings, and original and selected parallel references, printed at length, and the commentaries of Henry and Scott, condensed by the Rev. John McFarlane LL.D., Glascow, and a compact Biblical Dictionary by the Rev. John Eadie, D.D., LL.D., with a scripture Atlas, and a series of illustrations of the Lands of the Bible in chromo-lithography, after photographs taken expressly for this work. + Volume II: The Practical and Devotional Family Bible, The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, according …… TWO VOLUMES IN ONE.

McFarlane / John Eadie / Henry & Scott / John Cramb.

Book ID: 36429

£375.00

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Large 4to. Volume I: 944 pp., text with borders, double coper page, + [4, Parents Register, Children Names, Marriages and Death), 1 map, 1 chromo-lithographed frontispiece + 2 titles within borders (one printed in colour with a vignette), + 16 chromo-lithographed plates after photographs by John Cramb + 3 maps, 1 plan / Volume II: The Practical and Devotional Family Bible, The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, according to the authorised version, with the marginal reading, and original and selected parallel references, printed at length, and the commentaries of Henry and Scott, condensed by John McFarlane, LL.D.: 288 pp. + [40] + [48, four columns per page], total 1276 pp. frontispiece map., 12 chromo-lithographed plates after photographs by John Cramb, decorated gilt full calf, lightly rubbed round edges, title gilt on raised decorated spine, all edges gilt, some foxing affecting margins of few plates and the first & last few leaves, William Collins, Liscened Queen’s Printer, Glascow, 1864.

Synopsis

During the 19th century many artists illustrated the stories of the Bible with views drawn from nature in the Holy Land, or by photography. Names such as David Roberts, Francis Frith and John Cramb were prominent in illustrating the Bible.
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