Title ...Scenes From the Old Testament As Illustrated by Gustave Dore.
Edition First Edition, Thus.
Publisher San Francisco: Charles R. Wood and Associates, 1953
Illustration: 36 exquisite black and white full page reproductions from the engravings of the 1867-1870 German edition by Gustave Dore; Beautifully produced book on letterpress paper.
Seller ID 005076
(Folio) original cloth-backed pictorial boards. One of 250 copies. 15.5 inches tall. The Edition is limited to 250 copies of which this is hand-numbered 21.
Dore’s illustrations of Biblical scenes first appeared in toto in a French translation of the Vulgate, produced in Tours in 1865-1866 and published by Alfred Mame et fils of that city. They were published with the King James text in 1866-1870 in Stuttgart.
The reproductions here are from engravings from the German edition mentioned. The text accompanying the scenes is excerpted from the King James Bible. Bindings square and tight. Text clean and bright. Minimal shelf handling.