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Family Bible
Publishers and editions

This page is a listing of the types of bibles generally used for family information. Many of these are undated but we will gradually compile information here to bracket a range of publication dates.


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By publisher's name, then by edition name.

A Fullarton And Co


The Illustrated Family Bible


Size: 36 x 25 x 10cm
Weight:
Pages: Gilt edged.
Cover: Leather, embossed
Date: none printed. c. 1850
Diary pages: between old and new testaments

Brown's Self Interpreting Family Bible


Size: 33.5 x 27 x 9 cm
Pages: Gilt edged
Cover: Leather, embossed with two brass clasp fasteners
Date: none quoted, but before 1879
Diary pages: At front

The Imperial Illustrated Bible


Size: 34 x 28 x 10 cm
Weight:
Pages: 1368, Gilt edged.
Cover: Leather, embossed
Date: none printed. c. 1840
Diary pages: Single page Family Register as flyleaf.

W Lewis


Clarke's Bible


Size: 43 x 28 x 9 cm
Weight:
Pages: un-numbered, Gilt edged.
Cover: Leather, embossed
Date: Front page to New Testament has 1815 as printing date.
Diary pages: None. Plain flyleaf only.
Photographs from Turner Bible.

Oxford University Press


British and Foreign Bible Society


Size: 27 x 19 x 7cm - Pica Imperial 8vo
Weight:
Pages: un-numbered, plain.
Cover: Leather.
Date: Title page has MDCCCLXXX (1880).
Diary pages: None. Family listed on plain flyleaf and inside front cover.

British and Foreign Bible Society - Stereotype edition


Size: 26 x 18 x 8cm - Pica Imperial 8vo
Weight:
Pages: 1232, plain.
Cover: Leather, embossed with "British and Foreign Bible Society"
Date: 1831 on title page.
Diary pages: None. Family listed on plain flyleaf and inside front cover.

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