The Cambridge Pitt Minion is a standard in small high quality Bibles and for good reason – it’s a full reference edition that’s easily carried while presenting a readable, yet small, typeface. The result, if you’re okay with small type, is a Bible that can easily become the only Bible you need. In this review I take a look at the English Standard Version (ESV) in black goatskin. It’s also available in brown goatskin, black calf split, and black imitation leather. Pros Easy to carry Goatskin cover Cons Some will have trouble with the small type Features 2011 ESV...Read More
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The Cambridge Pitt Minion Reference Edition has long been a standard in the high quality yet portable range of Bibles. It was originally only available in the KJV. Recent years has seen the addition of many of the popular translations including the New Living Translation. In this review I take a look at the NLT Pitt Minion in black goatskin. FEATURES NLT (New Living Translation) Black goatskin cover Sewn Art gilt 75 font Red letter Double-column paragraph Concordance 15 maps 2 ribbons ISBN: 9780521735285 Model NL446: XR ___________________________ Buy from Amazon ___________________________ BINDING The NTL Pitt Minion is available...Read More
The Cambridge Transetto is an ultra-portable KJV with a unique design. It’s meant to be the ultimate balance between portability and readability. I reviewed this Bible when it released in 2011 but my wife claimed it because it’s so portable. At this year’s ICRS the Cambridge crew was kind enough to give me another one. Now that I have it in my hands again I wanted to write a new review. What is a Transetto? In this Bible the book-block is turned 90 degrees. What would normally be the left and right are the top and bottom. Due to...Read More
The Clarion has become a staple design for Cambridge. It’s a paragraph edition with reading in mind, placing the focus on the text with a comfortable font size, without sacrificing references. It has a single-column format with references in the outer margins. This hand-size Bible is now available in the NIV. Features NIV 2011 text Goatskin cover Edge-lined Art-gilt edges 2 cardinal red ribbons ISBN: 9781107595149 Model: N1486:XE Calf Split cover Paste-down Gold gilt 2 black ribbons ISBN: 9781316601341 Model: NI484:X 8.75 black letter font Single-column paragraph Side-column references Concordance 16 pages of maps Map index 2186 pages Red...Read More
One of the greatest advantages of the Clarion’s design is the verse numbers blend in more than most Bibles. This makes them easy to ignore and keeps the focus on the text. This is great for reading but it can be difficult for personal study or following along in Church or a group study. It can sometimes take several seconds to find a verse which can be frustrating and even awkward if you’re the preacher or leader. Some editions fix this by making the verse numbers slightly bolder so they stand out more. This works but it can also...Read More
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