The pictorial Bible ; being the Old and New Testaments according to the Authorized version: illustrated with many hundred wood-cuts, representing the historical events, after celebrated pictures ; the landscape scenes, from original drawings, or from authentic engravings ; and the subjects of natural history, costume, and antiquities, from the best sources. To which are added, original notes, chiefly explanatory of the engravings, and of such passages connected with the history, geography, natural history, and antiquities of the Sacred Scriptures as require observation
Print Book, English, MDCCCXXXVI [-MDCCCXXXVIII] [1836-1838]
Charles Knight & Co., 22 Ludgate Street., London, MDCCCXXXVI [-MDCCCXXXVIII] [1836-1838]
3 volumes : illustrations (wood engravings) ; 26 cm
Volume 1, Genesis-Ruth
Volume 2, I Samuel-Isaiah
Volume 3, Jeremiah-Revelation
The notes are by John Kitto, whose name appears on the title page in later editions
On the title page versos and colophons: London: printed by William Clowes and Sons, Stamford Street."
Each volume has an additional engraved title page with title "The Holy Bible, according to the Authorized version, containing the Old and New Testaments; with original notes, and pictorial illustrations."
Includes engraved illustrated initials
Most of the engraved illustrations are unsigned, but a few are signed "J. Jackson" or "J. Jackson Sc."
Volume 3 includes separate title page dated 1837: "The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; according to the Authorized version, with original notes, and pictorial illustrations."
Volume 3 includes "Index to the notes of the pictorial Bible": pages 523-541,