Approximate Reading Time, 2 minutes.
A beautiful 1890 Danish Bible with over 850 gorgeous Illustrations & 1700 pages, Gustave Doré.
Condition: Very Good.
A large Danish or Swedish Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, along with the Apocrypha. This Bible contains the celebrated illustrations of Gustave Doré. The brilliant artist originally designed the 241 wood engravings for a French Bible in 1843, but this particular Danish Bible was published in 1890. Brown full leather covers and spine with gold lettering, decorative gilt stamped designs. Five raised bands on the spine. Gilt page edges. Beautiful woodcut illustrations throughout. Color plates with tissue-guards. Gothic type font. Page for writing owner’s name is blank. Back of book has cardboard pages for photographs. Covers and spine rubbed in places, corners worn. Front board slightly loose at bottom, cloth tape has been applied to inside, one loose page but attached. Minimal browning. Type and illustrations are crisp and clear, good margins. Text body is clean and free from underlining, highlighting, or notes. A beautiful nineteenth century Danish Bible in very good condition. The illustrations are gorgeous. Please see all photos for condition before purchasing.
Den Hellige Osift,
det Gamle og Nhe Testements
det Gamle Testementes apokryfiske Boger,
Giennemseet efter det nosfe Bibelselsfabs sidste Udgave.
Rigt udstyret med Billeder
Paul Gustave Dore
ug andre beromte Runftnere.
Dankes and Company
Contains: Old Testament, Apocrypha, & New Testament
Dimensions: Approx. 12 3/4 inches in length x 10 3/4 inches in width x 4 1/2 inches in depth.
Shipping Weight: Approx. 15.5 pounds.
Title: Biblelen eller Den Hellige Osift
Format/binding: Hardback-Leather-Five Raised Bands
Book condition: Used Antique – Very Good
Publisher: Dankes and Company
Date Published: 1890
1890 Danish Bible