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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Coming soon from R.L. Allan is a new slimline Longprimer called the 43. The Longprimer (see our review of the 53 in brown here) is a staple in the premium KJV market. It was recently updated with a cleaner scan and is now available in several covers and a larger edition with wide outer margins called the 63 Longprimer Sovereign (see a guest review here). With the recent paper improvements the Longprimer has been getting larger. There are still a market for those who prefer thinner Bibles. I still like the 32gsm edition that I reviewed years ago because...Read More
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
RL Allan’s Longprimer has recently undergone an update using cleaner scans from a vintage copy in the 1952-1958 era from Charles Batey, the Printer to the University of Oxford at the time. The older pages retain the clear type as opposed to later editions that have ink that’s spread. It will be available in highland goatskin in black, brown, crimson, and navy. You can pre-order from here: EvangelicalBible Bibles-Direct Here’s the 2011 review of the older 53br in brown highland...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
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