This Bible was submitted by Sally Hale Walker Snyder.
This bible belonged to Oscar Seth Walker of Natick, MA, and was inherited by direct descent from Oscar Walker to Lewell Seth Walker, Sr., to Lewell Seth Walker, Jr., to Sally Walker Snyder (email@example.com)."
OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS,
Translated out of the Original Tongues,
APOCRYPHA, CONCORDANCE AND PSALMS.
TO WHICH ARE APPENDED A
COMPREHENSIVE BIBLE DICTIONARY,
IN WHICH EVERY IMPORTANT SCRIPTURAL WORD IS FULLY EXPLAINED.
A COMPLETE HISTORY OF EACH BOOK OF THE BIBLE, BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED. CITIES OF THE BIBLE, WITH DESCRIPTIVE SCENES AND EVENTS IN PALESTINE. JEWISH AND EGYPTIAN ANTIQUITIES; BIBLICAL SCENERY; MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE ANCIENTS; NATURAL HISTORY; BIBLE AIDS FOR SOCIAL PRAYER; A HISTORY OF THE JEWISH WORSHIP; BIBLICAL ANTIQUITIES; RECENT EXPLORATIONS IN BIBLE LANDS; HISTORY OF HEROD, KING OF THE JEWS, &C.
OVER 100 THOUSAND MARGINAL REFERENCES
A CONCISE HISTORY OF ALL RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS,
AND MANY OTHER IMPORTANT AND USEFUL AIDS TO THE STUDY OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES. ALL WRITTEN TO INCREASE THE INTERES IN AND SIMPLIFY
THE STUDY OF THE WORD OF GOD.
BY THE FOLLOWING EMINENT BIBLICAL WRITERS AND AUTHORS:
REV. ALFRED NEVIN, D.D, REV. JOHN EADIE, D.D, LL.D.,
REV. THOMAS H. HORNE, D.D., REV. WM. F. B. JACKSON
REV. WM. H. MUNROE, PROF. A. L. RAWSON.
REV. DR. COX REV. G. F. MACLEAR, D.D.
THE WHOLE EMBELLISHED WITH
NEARLY EIGHTEEN HUNDRED ILLUSTRATIONS, ON STEEL, WOOD, AND IN COLORS.
W. L. RICHARDSON & CO.,
NO. 14 HANOVER ST.
[No publication date, but on the back of the title page, three
awards are listed:
American Institute exhibition, NY, November 1873
Cincinnati Industrial Exhibition, October, 1874
Franklin Institute Exhibition, Phila., November 24th 1874
so publication is likely to have been in 1875. This is a very heavy, leather-bound bible with guilt lettering and brass closing straps.]
Inscriptions [between the Old and New Testaments]:
[A marriage certificate illustrated, and colored in guilt, red, and green. All is preprinted except names, places, and the last two numbers of the date]: This ist to Certify that Oscar S. Walker, of Natick Mass. and Miss Carrie E. Sterratt, of Phenix R.I. were by me united together in Holy Matrimony on the first day of November in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy Six In Presence of C. F. Lummis
Next page, entitled: Marriages:
Oscar S. Walker to Carrie E. Sterratt Nov. 1st 1876
Next page, entitled Births:
Oscar S. Walker, was born, Aug. 22 1851
Carrie E. Sterratt was born, Nov 1st 1853