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NOW PUBLISHING IN SEMI-MONTHLY PARTS, PRICE FIFTY CENTS EACH.
BEAUTIFULLY PRINTEI) AND RICHLY ILLUSTRATED,
BRO W N’S SELF-INTERPRETING FAMILY BIBLE.
TO BE COMPLETED IN ONE VOLUME FOLIO.
In offering a new edition of the Holy SCRIPTURES to the attention of the Christian public, but little need be said in the way of introduction. In every department of learning, the artist has co-operated with the printer in beauti fying and embellishing literature; but in respect to the Sacred Volume, there has not yet been produced an edition which has had concentrated upon it the skill and taste of the first artists, and afforded at a price within the reach of persons in the most moderate circumstances.
To produce a Family BIBLE suitable alike for all members of the household, and combining in itself all the advantages of the ample folio page, elegance of typography, and convenience of daily use, was a work to which the publishers devoted the most earnest attention; and they feel confident that no other edition of the Scriptura surpasses or even equals the present in beauty of typography and elegance of form..
The Text, which is that of the most correct copies of the authorized version, is accompanied by all the margi nal readings usually printed therewith, and which form a very important part of the translation.
The REFERENCES to PARALLEL Texts are very numerous and accurate, and embody the most valuable of those given by HENRY, CLARKE, Scott, and others.
Tue Notes, amounting to many thousands, are full, yet concise--learned, yet clear and simple. The great aim bas been to give the reader all the needful help to the understanding the force and meaning of the Sacred Word; and it will be found that they contain the SUBSTANCE of the researches of the illustrious commentators and critics on the Bible, as Lowth, Blayney, Patrick, Henry, Doddridge, Scott, Clarke, Whitby, Campbell, etc.
Each Book is accompanied by an Introduction, illustrating the subjects therein contained, and pointing out all that is necessary to be known respecting the author of the book, the epoch, the chronology, etc.
THE GENERAL INTRODUCTION contains at large the Arguments for the Necessity of a Divine Revelation; the Fact of a Revelation; the Genuineness, Authenticity, and Inspiration of the Scriptures, etc.
INDEX AND TABLES.—A full Chronological Index is appended, giving the dates according to the common computations, as well as that of Dr. Hales; together. with numerous other Tables fitted to facilitate the study of the Sacred Volume, an Index of Subjects, etc.
ENGRAVED ILLUSTRATIONS.—In the illustrated department, the publishers have selected from the works of the old masters, and picturesque views from drawings ecently made on the spot of the most interesting places mentioned in Scripture, harmonizing with the lofty truths to which they refer.
Every part is embellished with a superb Engraving, in most cases more than equaling in value the cost of the part, and, as a whole, forming a unique, valuable, and choice gallery of pictures illustrating the Holy Scriptures.
CONDITIONS OF PUBLICATION. The Work will be completed in thirty-three semi-monthly parts, No subscription will be taken for less than the entire work; each part containing one fine Steel Engraving. Price 50 cents each. | parts are payable on delivery.
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