Allan’s latest version of the Longprimer, the 43 Longprimer thinline, is now available for purchase from Evangelical Bible and Bibles-Direct. Images are from Bibles-Direct. This Longprimer 43 has the same setting as the other Longpirmer’s, but it has 28gsm paper to make it much easier to carry and handle. Here’s more information about the Longprimer from Evangelical Bible’s website: New Thinline Longprimer 43 edition. Further colour options available soon. First printed in 1952, the King James Version Longprimer Bible is a sumptuous, traditional reference setting of the Authorized Version. Developed by Oxford University Press and now published exclusively by...Read More
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The Allan Brevier Clarendon Wide Margin Edition is now available for pre-order from Bibles-Direct.com. It’s available in black or navy goatskin and black buttero calfskin. These will go quick so I highly recommend you pre-order if you want one. You can see my review of the 2011 edition here: Allan Wide Margin Brevier Clarendon...Read More
This is a guest review from Christopher Lewis. 9 1/4 × 6 1/2 × 1 9/16 (just over 1 1/2 thick) 38 gsm paper 1 inch outer and bottom margin 10/11 point bold font 3 ribbons 16 pages of Oxford maps Concordance Subject index Dictionary of proper names Writing paper in the back I will start by saying how honored I am to be doing this review and to own this bible. Like every bible, its not “The One”. I do not believe there is a “be all bible”. Allan designed this bible for easier reading, due to the thick...Read More
Guest review by John Maheu. This is a review of the Longprimer in Black Buttero Calfskin with thumb index (52i). The fonts, text block and everything related to the text is identical to the traditional Longprimer. There are numerous reviews of this available on the internet so I will avoid repeating it. Although this version is based on the popular Longprimer 53 there are a few important diﬀerences. First, the goatskin is replaced with calfskin. Second, the full-yapp becomes a semi-yapp and there is an option for a thumb index which this version has. There are two ribbons in...Read More
I previously reviewed RL Allan’s wide margin edition of the Brevier Clarendon, so I thought it would be nice to take a look at the regular edition. This is a true hand-size Bible with enough punch to serve as a primary Bible for both the layman and the minister. The edition I’m reviewing is the brown Vachetta calfskin – 10CBR. Pros Cyclopedic concordance Printed and bound by Jongbloed Cons Paper is thin Features KJV Epistle dedicatory Brown Vachetta Calfskin Sewn binding Ultrathin paper 8-point font Black letter Center-column references with notes Chapter summaries Page summaries Cyclopedic concordance Index to...Read More
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