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    brown's self-interpreting family bible, containing the old and new testaments; to which are annexed an extensive introduction, marginal references and illustrations, marginal readings, and numerous coloured illustrations in oil: with an exact summary of the several books, a paraphrase on the most obscure or important parts, explanatory notes, evangelical reflections. with many additional references and a life of the author.

    Circa 1850. Cardiff: N. Berry & Co Publishers. Pages - 1149 with coloured illustrations in oil. Original leatherbound hardcover with gilt lettering. Brass edges on front and back cover with 2 brass catches to secure the book closed.For it's age is in good condition. Internal text and illustrations in very good condition. John Brown of Haddington (1722 ? 1787), was a Scottish divine and author. The Self Interpreting Bible was Brown's most significant work, and it remained in print (edited by others), until well into the twentieth century. The objective of providing a commentary for ordinary people was very successful. The idea that the Bible was "self-interpreting" involved copious marginal references, especially comparing one scriptural statement with another. Brown also provided a substantial introduction to the Bible, and added an explication and "reflections" for each chapter. This edition, published circa 1850, contains numerous beautifully coloured detailed illustrations.

    Leather cover with brass edges and catches
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    Price: £600.00

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