HANDSOMELY BOUND PICTORIAL BIBLE, WITH HUNDREDS OF WOODCUT AND STEEL-ENGRAVED ILLUSTRATIONS
BIBLE. The Pictorial Bible. London, 1855-56. Four volumes.
Generously illustrated Bible in four volumes, a notable Victorian attempt to interpret the Scriptures in their original, ancient Near Eastern contexts, featuring nine steel-engraved illustrations, five maps (three double-page or folding), and more than 800 in-text wood-engraved illustrations after numerous notable artists, most half-page or larger, bound in handsome contemporary morocco-gilt by J. Kelly. $3200.