Category: Reference

Return of the Cambridge Turquoise

The Turquoise is back, and Schuyler Bibles has joined with Cambridge to produce exclusive editions in blue or brown goatskin. It will also be available in black goatskin or calfsplit. Here’s the list of features from Evangelical Bible: Features include: (more info. found with each Bible) Red under gold art gilt (blue under gold for the blue goatskin) Full leather linings for the black, blue and brown goatskin editions.  Paste off for the calfsplit. Two ribbons Red-letter text 28 gsm Indopaque paper Translator’s Preface Pronunciation marks Italics for inserted words References and concordance Family record section and presentation page Map section Smyth...

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Thomas Nelson Giant Print KJV Reference Bible – Review

Thomas Nelson has continued to replace their older editions with their new Comfort Print typeface. My latest edition is the Giant Print KJV Reference Bible. This is a large print KJV along the lines of the Longprimer or Turquoise, but with inexpensive materials making it a great choice for the low-end market. I’m reviewing the bonded (it’s actually imitation – it was marked incorrectly at Amazon) leather edition, ISBN: 9780785215288, made in China. _________________________________________________________ This book is available at (includes some affiliate links) Amazon Books-A-Million Church Source Thrift Books and many local Bible bookstores _________________________________________________________ This Bible was purchased for review. Cover This edition...

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Cambridge Heritage Edition Review

The Prayer Book and Bible Heritage Edition is an edition from Cambridge to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the Book of Common Prayer and the 400th anniversary of the King James Version of the Bible. I’m reviewing the black calfskin edition, ISBN: 9781107032699,  It was printed and bound in Italy by LEGO. This Bible was purchased for review.  _________________________________________________________ This book is available at (includes some affiliate links) Amazon and many local Bible bookstores _________________________________________________________ COVER AND BINDING The cover is black calf-split with paste-down liner. Just like all the calf-split editions from Cambridge, the cover feels tough but looks good at the...

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Personal Size Canterbury Sneak Peek

Schuyler’s personal size edition of the KJV Canterbury is in the editing stage and they hope to have it available in spring 2018. This edition will be red letter. They’ve retained the red drop caps. This edition will have thinner paper than the regular edition and will not include a concordance. It will include maps. The glossary will depend on how small the font becomes when they shrink it. I suspect it will be too small to be useful. Time will tell. You can read our review of the regular Canterbury in calfskin here. You can purchase a Canterbury...

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Cambridge NKJV Pitt Minion Reference Bible – Review

The Cambridge NKJV Pitt Minion Reference Bible is a nice little reference Bible in the popular Pitt Minion setting from Cambridge. It’s easy to see why this setting is so popular: it’s a full reference edition with concordance and maps, all within a thin Smyth sewn book-block that’s easy to carry, and wrapped in a high-quality leather cover. It is available in calf split and goatskin. Both are excellent editions. In this review I’m taking a look at the black calf split leather.  This Bible was purchased for review. I was not in any way influenced by the publisher to give...

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