Great news for anyone buying the Compact Westminster! The shipment is now past customs and on American soil. They are expected in Chicago by the end of this week and should be ready to ship early next week. If ordered within the next two weeks you should have your order by December 24th. If you want to pre-order (which would place it on back-order and help get your order out quicker) feel free to call them (and tell them Randy said it was okay 🙂 ). If you’re wondering what a Compact Westminster is, it’s a reduced version of the...Read More
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 6.75 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 Zondervan Compact Reference KJV provides all the tools from a reference edition in a compact Bible that’s easy to carry. It’s designed for those that want portability without sacrificing tools. Of course this means reducing the size of the font, which can be good or bad depending of the design and materials. Let’s take a look and see how well it performs as a compact reference edition. Features KJV 5 font Red letter Bonded leather Sewn binding 45,000 cross references Translators’ footnotes Head / Tail bands Helps Concordance 7 maps Ribbon 4 3/8 x 5 ¾ x 1...Read More
Here are some more details on the TBS compact Westminster: They are aiming for London delivery in October. Covers and styles include: burgundy vinyl covered paperback black, blue, and red hardback black leather black leather with metrical psalms There will also be two commemorative editions for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation: a pictorial hardcover brown leather I’ll provide more updates about the content as I get...Read More
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