The imperial family Bible : containing the Old and New Testaments, according to the most approved copies of the authorized version ; with many thousand critical, explanatory, and practical notes : also references, readings, chronological tables, and indexes : illustrated by a superb series of engravings from the most admired productions of ancient and modern art.
Glasgow ; Edinburgh ; London : Blackie and Son, 1844.
xxiv, [4], 1358 pages, 39 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 37 cm. (4to)
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Glasgow ; Edinburgh ; London : Blackie and Son, 1844.
general note
"Family Register" leaf engraved by J. Brain after W. B. Scott.
Added engraved title pages.
Includes 9 engraved plates after original paintings or drawings by J. Martin, and 30 others after De Loutherbourg, Poussin, Raphael, Titian, Henry Richter and others. The plates and added title-pages are engraved by W. Richardson, William Miller, Henry Cook, Henry Robinson, Francis Holl, William Holl, T. Jeavons, John Horsburgh, John Brain, S. Freeman, W.H. Egleton, William Forrest and Charles Wands.
New Testament has separate title page: The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, according to the most approved copies of the Authorized Version ....
local note
Engraved "Family Register" at end of Old Testament in Victoria University Library copy filled in with names and dates of descendants of John Foster Forbes (1835-1914).
Presented to Bishop and Mrs. Strachan by their son John, 1853. Cf. ms. note on flyleaf.
Presented to Trinity College Library by Miss Strachan, 1922.
Victoria University Library copy bound in 2 volumes in heavy red blind-stamped and gilt maroon morocco, with gilt edges. Each volume has book label of "Henry David Forbes of Balgownie".
catalogue key
"A complete index and concise dictionary, of the Holy Bible ..." : pages 1309-1358.
Gift to Victoria University Library. Bentley, G.E., Jr. 2005/10/01.

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