The Comprehensive Family Bible ; David Davidson; 017/024


Moruya and District Historical Society Museum


The Comprehensive Family Bible


David Davidson

Maker Role


About this object

Family bible with pictorial engraved title page by W.B. Scott; full page engraved plates. Contemporary full brown morocco, spine with five raised bands, with lines of floral gilt stamping, gilt lettered, covers ruled with floral gilt design, yellow coated endpapers, gauffered gilt edge.

The Old Testament has frontis, engraved title page, engraved family register, six colour maps and 29 black and white plates each with tissue guard.
The New Testament has frontis, engraved title page, three colour maps and 28 black and white plates each with tissue guard, collated complete.

With engravings by H. Robinson, W. B. Scott, W. Hughes, William Holl, E. Radclyffe, R. Scott, Henry Cook, H. Adlard, W. Forrest, J. H. Le Keux, W. Miller, P. Lightfoot, R. Young, T. W. Knight, and S. Bradshaw, among others.

Medium and Materials

paper, leather, board. tissue


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Blackie & Son

Publication Place

London, United Kingdom

Subject and Association Keywords

Emmott family

Subject and Association Keywords


Credit Line

Gift of Anne McDougal

Object Type


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Spine Label

ComprehensiveFamily Bible.Blackie & Son.

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