Bible Pictures and Stories (New Testament)

Pictures from Bible Pictures and Stories (New Testament), by D.J.D, with illustrations by W. J. Webb, L. Huard and others.

I have the fourth edition; an inscription on the inside of the front cover is dated 1892. There are two books in one, Old and New testament respectively, with a second title page and contents.

W. J. Webb (really William James Webbe) was influencd by Holman Hunt and the pre-raphaelites.

[picture: Title Page, New Testament]

Title Page, New Testament

The title page has a floriated border full of wild flowers (including thorns), a bird (possibly a partridge) and flowers. There’s some decorative Victorian type, too. [more...]

[picture: Border of flowers from title page]

Border of flowers from title page

This border of wild berries, thorns, flowers, leaves even has a bird in it. It came from the title page of the second half of this book. [more...]

[picture: Green floriated border]

Green floriated border

This border of wild berries, thorns, flowers, leaves even has a bird in it. It came from the title page of the second half of this book. [more...]

[picture: The House Built upon the Sand.]

The House Built upon the Sand.

What a foolish man the builder of the house shown in our picture must have been! Of course, when the wind blew and the waves dashed against his house, it would fall. Look how the sea has washed the foundation away, and how the roof is falling in! And all this calamity because he built his house upon the sand. But the other house, shown in the distance: [...] [more...]



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