The Christian's Complete Family Bible; or Universal Library of Divine Knowledge
Published By: J. Nuttall 1800 (Liverpool)
Containing the sacred texts of the Old and New Testaments, with the Apocrypha, at large. Illustrated with notes and annotations, historical, chronological, biographical, geographical, theological, moral systematical, practical, admonitory, divine, and explanatory. In which the most difficult passages are rendered clear and familiar, the seeming contradictions reconciled, the miss-translations rectified, and important truths confirmed, so as to confute the infidel, dispel the mists of darkness, enlighten the ignorant, encourage the diffident, reclaim the vicious, reconcile the doubtful, lead the wavering into the paths of truth, and implant in the mind of every Christian that Divine Knowledge which is essentially necessary to salvation. Forming a complete treasury of divine revelation. Being a full explanation of the various books in the Old and New Testaments. And, as a farther illustrations, will be given a general index, or concordance, clearly pointing out every material transaction recorded in the sacred writings. A chronological index of transactions from Adam to the time of our Blessed Saviour. A geographical index of places mentioned in the Holy Scriptures. A brief account of the Apostles and their successors, who propagated the Christian Religion, by presiding over the Apostolic Churches of Antioch, Jerusalem, &c. The whole forming a complete body of Christian divinity. Explained and illustrated in such a manner, so as to guide the reader through the paths of happiness in this world, and lead him to the mansions of eternal bliss in that which is to come. Illustrated and explained by several eminent divines. Embellished and enriched with eighty engravings, illustrating the various transactions recorded in the sacred writings from Genesis to the end of the Revelations. Original full calf leather binding with gilt tooled decorative border. Five raised bands to spine. Black title band with gilt tooled title and border. Marbled endpapers. Engraved plates throughout. Front board loose and lifting to spine. Wear and bumping to extremities. Several scuff marks and a white stain to cover. Crude tape repair to gutter. Pages toned and foxed throughout although still legible and relatively clean. Fragment of a page containing inscription dated 1887 from binder. Lifting to rear board. Overall fair condition. A nice volume that is in need of some restoration. Heavy book may require extra postage.
Book Condition: Fair
Size: Large 4to