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

  • 103 Ruby (Black) now back in stock - limited quantities available
  • #5, #5C and #6 Brevier Clarendon Bibles now available for pre-order; shipping in May
  • New Allan KJV Longprimer Sovereign available for pre-order now - special price £16o until 31st March 2015, shipping late April/early May
  • NASB Readers edition - new stocks of Brown, also now available in Navy Blue and Red
  • ESV New Classic Readers Reference Bible in Navy Blue NOW SOLD OUT


Easter 2015

Office closure over Easter

Good Friday (3rd April) and Easter Monday (6th April) are public holidays in the UK and the office will be closed; in addition, the office will be closed on Tuesday 7th April when we attend a Christian festival.

Orders may be placed via the website as usual throughout the Easter period and will be processed when the office reopens on Wednesday 8 April.

Wishing all our customers a blessed Easter.

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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