• Price: $200.00
  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Type: Item for Sale
  • Date Posted: May 24, 2012
  • Seller Type: -
The Publisher.., THE PICTORIAL CHILD'S BIBLE: Being A Consecutive Arrangement of The Narrative and Other Portions of the Holy Scriptures in the Works of The Authorized Version, Together With: A CHILD'S HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH BIBLE; AND AN ACCOUNT OF THE CHILDREN OF THE BIBLE . .., Published by National Publishing Co. Philadelphia. 1876. Two page frontispiece engravings titled, "The Holy Family" and "Christ Blessing Little Children." Engraved pictorial title page. Page 13 is an ornate multi-color and gilt decorated text page in the manner of 17th and 18th century printing of the Ten Commandments printed on a heavy gilt background in a gilt floral and red frame. 838 pages·. Full page engravings throughout text. Text profusely illustrated with woodcut engravings throughout. All Edges Gilt.full dark brown leather binding is beautiful. Front and back cover of heavy 1/4 inch boards. Both embossed covers with gilt tooled edges and gilt tooled inner dentelles. Both covers with elaborate gilt tooled heavy gilt ornamental decorations of 1/2 inch to 2 inches in size that frame a 4 inch tall raised medallion centered on the covers with a gilt portrait of a child titled in gilt "Samuel Called By God" with large raised gilt titles "Child's Bible" above and below "Samuel." The spine with raised bands has six gilt decorated panels. Second from top reads "Child's Bible" in gilt. Remaining five spine panels with heavy gilt floral, vine and leaf decor with large gilt star centered in each panel. At bottom of spine is the gilt title "A Child's Token." New condition . .., 200