Physical description

Leather bound book. The cover is sculpted cardboard with burgundy leather, heavily gilt embossed with pictures and text. The edges of the front and back covers are bevelled and gilt embossed. Silk endpapers at front with marbled endpapers at back. Numerous coloured illustrations, b/w illustrations. Bi-lingual in English and German. Abridged Bible text, as it is a travelling saleman's copy. Some blank ruled pages for subscribers details.

Inscriptions & markings

Numerous family Births and Deaths noted, from 1850 to 1977. Various photos and tokens under the 'Family Portraits' pages at the rear.