Welcome to R L Allan - www.bibles-direct.com

Since 1863, R.L. Allan & Son Publishers have been producing and selling our own exclusive Allan range of high quality, hand-finished leather Bibles - Bibles which are both beautiful and durable. They are perhaps the finest leather-bound Bibles you can buy.

We offer a wide variety of calfskin and natural grain goatskin editions of the revered and much-loved Authorized King James Version Bible using vintage Oxford University Press typesettings, alongside a select range of reference editions of the most popular modern English language Bible versions in our trademark highland goatskin bindings.

We also have the Cambridge range of fine leather Bibles available to purchase.

Allan's offer a wide range of Bible translations, handbound in the finest leather

  • Superb leather bindings
  • Traditional craftsmanship
  • The best range of Bible versions
  • Personal service
  • Free delivery worldwide

Latest News

New Products and Bindings

  • New binding of the Brevier Clarendon Wide Margin bound in black or navy goatskin (5WM and new 5WM NB) or new improved black buttero calfskin (7WM) available now
  • NIV Proclamation Bible now back in stock - limited quantities in black, brown, navy and red highland goatskin
  • NKJV Single Column text edition now available in black, brown and navy natural grain goatskin
  • Brown and Red highland goatskin journals back in stock

Christmas Last Order Dates

For our standard free shipping, our last order dates for Christmas delivery are as follows: 

  • Far East                                                             Wednesday 30 November
  • Australia and New Zealand                          Sunday 4 December
  • Canada, USA and the EU                              Sunday 11 December
  • UK                                                                          Sunday 18 December 

Please allow a further two weeks for embossing orders.  


Contact details  

Our usual office hours are Monday to Thursday 9am to 4.30pm British time (normally 5 hours ahead of US ET/Canadian East coast, 8 hours ahead of US PT/Canadian west coast, and 9 or 11 hours behind Sydney, Australia depending on the time of year).

You can email us at info@bibles-direct.co.uk, or individually using first names plus the same web address.

Here are our address and phone number: 

R L Allan & Son Publishers Ltd
Thorogood House
34 Tolworth Close
Surrey KT6 7EW 

tel +44 (0) 208 399 2352

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