The Original Tongues
A.J. Holman, 1891. Good condition. Overall tight binding, first and last handful of pages separated but in place, rest all bound tightly. Leather and metal studded covers detached, but as heavy and thick as any covers ever handled. Engraved frontispiece of Moses, vibrant clean engraving throughout, hand colored maps. Leather. Gustav Dore (illustrator). Rare, antique, one volume, leather bound Bible, illustrated with intricate steel engravings by the famous Gustav Dore as well as his equally famous contemporaries. 1000’s of oversized pages. Also represented, Heinrich Johann Michael Ferdinand Hofmann from the Hofmann gallery. All edges gold gilt. Masterful Holy Bible, well worth restoration to make priceless heirloom. Includes memorial card to deceased in 1880 laid-in.