Due January 30, 2013, Cambridge is releasing their Clarion edition in NKJV. Here’s the info from Baker Publishing’s site: Cambridge Clarion Bibles bring together several attractive design features-readable print, single-column layout, and paragraph format-in a personal size Bible. The text runs right across the page, with the cross-references moved to the outer margin, to give the page a very well-laid-out appearance. The type size is just under 9 point with generous line spacing, making the Bible text extremely clear and readable. The Bible has 15 new color maps and a concordance. There are two ribbons to keep the place in different parts of the Bible. These Bibles are of the highest quality, printed on India paper, with black letter text, and Smyth-sewn for flexibility and endurance. There is a range of superior binding styles: calf split leather, top-grain calfskin, and edge-lined goatskin. To read our reviews of other Clarion editions: Click here for KJV Click here for...Read More
The classic KJV Pitt Minion has now been updated to match the current line of Cambridge Pitt Minions. This is a new edition of the KJV Pitt Minion with many updates including the layout, font, and the addition of the Reader’s Companion. Pros Digital font is sharp and print is consistent Paragraph format with poetry in verse format Reader’s Companion Small size is easy to carry Cons Small text might be difficult for some readers Here are the major features: Paragraph format 6.75-point Lexicon No. 1 digital font Red-letter (also available in black) Black Goatskin (other covers available) Center-column...Read More
All Schuyler ESV Bible’s are now in stock! The Schuyler looks to be an extremely high quality Bible that will last a lifetime. Here’s more information from their site: Basic Features: Goatskin in Black and Dark Brown The SCHUYLER Bible will be edge lined & will be hand stitched around its perimeter. 3 Ribbon Markers Trim size (Paper size – not with binding) of 6.25″ x 9.15″ Font size of 9.5 Thickness: 1.25″ Margin Size – .80” Art Gilt Edges (Red Under Gold) Smyth-Sewn Binding “Holy Bible” Inside Typeface and format (PDF) Exclusive Photos 2011 ESV Text. Printed and Bound in the Netherlands by Jongbloed Paper Weight: 32 grams per square meter (slightly more opaque than the Allan Longprimer & 50% more opaque than the Cambridge Clarion Series)...Read More
The Hendrickson Large Print is a budget model (printed in China) Bible that has many features not found in premium Bibles. Pros 9/10-point font that’s clear and readable Headings in the text in bold type End-of-verse references Imitation leather looks and feels great Sewn binding lays flat Cons Paper lining makes binding slightly stiff Basic concordance No index to maps Here are the major features Presentation page Epistle Dedicatory Large print – 10-point font End-of-verse references Red-letter Imitation leather Cover stitched all around Sewn binding One ribbon marker Silver gilting 8 full-color maps Special Features section 9.25 x 6.25 x 1 List Price = $29.95 Amazon Price = $22.76 Christianbook Price = $17.99 Meta review = 4/5 Binding The cover is imitation leather. It is two-tone blue and grey and has stitching around the edges. It looks very nice and it feels good to the touch. The most impressive feature is the sewn binding. A sewn binding is a ‘must-have’ in my opinion and I was not expecting a sewn binding at this price-point. The map section has sewn stitching (called overcasting). Text The text is a 9-point font with 10-point leading. It’s a very readable modern font. It is not self-pronouncing. It does have italics for words supplied by the translators. The red-letter is actually red. It’s not too bold. It’s just as readable as the black-letter text....Read More
Coming in September, 2012, is Cambridge’s fine Clarion edition in New American Standard. The NASB Clarion will be available in black goatskin, black calfsplit, or brown calfskin. Here’s more information from Baker Publishing: A Cambridge Clarion Reference Bible presents the text in a single column with the cross-references in the outer margin, giving the page a very well laid out appearance. The font size is a little under 9 point with generous line spacing. It is typeset in Lexicon No. 1, a modern digital font which has many of the characteristics usually associated with traditional Bible typefaces–in particular, a degree of readability more usually associated with much larger type. The Clarion edition is the only NASB personal size reference Bible with a single-column paragraph format. The Bible has 15 new color maps and a concordance and there are two ribbon place markers. This is a Bible of the very highest quality, printed on India paper with art-gilt edges, Smyth-sewn for flexibility and endurance, and bound in black goatskin leather, brown calfskin leather, or black calf split...Read More
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