Welcome to R L Allan 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 therefore both beautiful and durable. They are perhaps the finest leather-bound Bibles you can buy.

We offer a select range of reference editions of the most popular modern English language Bible versions in our trademark highland goatskin bindings, in addition to a wide variety of calfskin and goatskin editions of the revered and much-loved Authorized King James Version.

We also sell the Cambridge range of fine leather Bibles.

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

  • NIV Proclamation Bible now available for pre-order - shipping January 2015
  • KJV 53 Longprimer now back in stock in all colours.
  • ESV New Classic Readers Reference Bible now available in Navy Blue, with Blue under Gold page edges
  • NKJV Classic Reference Edition now available in Black, Brown and Red.
  • 7C Goatskin Brevier Clarendon Bibles in Black, Navy and Red now available.
  • Higher quality 8 and 8i Brevier Clarendon Bibles in Vachetta Calfskin now available.


Getting in touch

Christmas Posting Dates

Last order dates for delivery to all destinations have now passed. Orders placed over the weekend will be sent out on Monday/Tuesday where possible but delivery may be delayed over the Christmas and New Year break.

Christmas Closure

We are closed from Wednesday 24th December to Sunday 4th January inclusive. Orders may still be placed via the website, but will not be processed until the New Year. 

Contact details 

If you need to get in touch, our office hours are Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm British time (normally 5 hours ahead of US ET/Canadian East coast, 8 hours ahead of US PT/Canadian west coast, and 9 hours behind Sydney, Australia). Or 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
Unit 3, Thorogood House
Tolworth Close
Surrey KT6 7EW

tel +44 (0) 208 399 2352

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