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21st St.

(google map)

condition: good

Very RARE Edition

with stamp of publisher

Thompson & Thomas
(very hard to find this book, with this publisher on antique book search)

The Bible Gallery. Copyright 1880.
Illustrated By Gustave Dore.
With memoir of Dore and descriptive letter-press.
By Talbot W. Chambers, D.D.
Thompson and Thomas, 334 Dearborn Street, Chicago.

Beautiful edition, oversized book filled with the illustrations of Dore, with an explanation of each picture and the scripture from which it was taken.

A Rare Masterpiece of 100 Superb Illustrations and a Page of Explanatory Letter-Press Facing Each, illustrating the Principal Events in the Old and New Testaments.

Absolutely exquisite drawings of Bible stories – Dore at his best. Contains many of his best works.

Description and Condition

Unpaginated. Hardbound in publisher's original brown cloth depicting the expulsion of Adam and Eve. Front and spine lettered and illustrated in gold and black.

The book is in good+ antiquarian condition.

The boards are well preserved with minimal wear to the book’s corners, no pages are missing or loose,
some fraying to the top and bottom of the spine cover, otherwise the book and pages are in good condition.

The book measures 9 1/2" x 12"

Edition from different publishers listed at $275 on Ebay

$125 o.b.o.
cash only please.

Book has been in a smoke free and pet free home for the past 25 years.


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