The Family Bible is commonly used every day. So, it will need good protection and care. There are many Bible covers present in the markets that can provide protection to your precious book. You can have many designer options available in Bible covers. You can also choose leather bible covers and cases for your Bible.
The Bible was most likely published between 1840 and 1900. At the start of this Family Bible interval the covers were flat together with little embossment if any. Later Family Bibles from 1870’re normally deeply embossed and have panels stamped in gold. More often than not the later Bibles' paper is usually more embrittled than earlier Bibles.
Paper was mass-produced with more harsh chemicals after the beginning of the industrial revolution. Earlier Bibles are typically single columned content where newer ones of the late Victorian will be two times columned. These later Bibles often have glossaries, maps and illustrated sections from the front of the Bible.
How come this family relic in poor condition? Family Bibles like any devices suffer the passage of time period, but the biggest threats to the Bible are heat, humidity in addition to light. That is not to say that many of these venerable giants have simply been recently worn-out by use.
There are generally many forensic signs of heavy usage like, food and debris in this gutters, ear-marked pages from weighty use, hair braids to corsages loaded between pages, torn and bumped covers and lastly the general rubs and abrasions involving prolonged use. But suffering all of this, again a Bible's great opponents are heat, humidity and gentle.