The Illuminated Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated Out of the Original Tongues, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, with Marginal Readings, References, and Chronological Dates. Also, The Apocrypha. To Which are Added A Chronological Index, An Index of the Subjects Contained in the Old and New Testaments, Tables of Weights, Coins, Measures, A list of Proper Names, a Concordance, &c. Embellished with sixteen hundred historical engravings by J. A. Adams, more than fourteen hundred of which are from original designs by J. G. Chapman - J. A. Adams {engraver), J. G. Chapman (illustrator) 1846 - Harper & Brothers, New York - First Edition Thus A handsomely bound example of the largest and most intricately decorated and illustrated 19th century bibles ever published in America.

This copy from the influential Nimick and Beringer families of Pittsburgh.
  Provenance: James and Henrietta Nimick of Pittsburg (Married 1844), son William Albert Nimick (1848-1907, owner of the Pittsburgh Alleghenys/Pirates 1887-91), and later the Beringer family with the last hand-written register of the death of Bella Nimick Beringer (1854-1940).

Thick Quarto (binding size 34.5 x 25.5 x 9.5 cm), pp. [4] [4 (illustrated Old Testament title page and frontis)] [4 (title page and index)] 844; [2 (Apocrypha title page)] 128 [6 (registrar of marriages, births, deaths)]; [4 (illustrated New Testament title page and frontis)] [2 (title page)] 256, 3, 1, 8, 14, 34 [4].

Illustrated with wood engravings.

(Quarto) .
Handsomely bound and extensively illustrated family Bible.
  Finely bound in period full red morocco elaborately tooled in gilt, spine gilt, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt.   Condition: Near fine, some toning to endpapers, in gently rubbed binding.   Ref: 109552   Price: HK$ 9,500