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

STOP PRESS: Limited quantities of the Allan NASB Single Column Reference edition will be coming to us early May. Available to order now.

  • NLT Slimline Large Print Reference Edition Black and Brown now in stock

NB. Brunswick Green edition is now sold out.

  • ESV (2011) New Classic Readers Edition and ESV Study Bible (Personal size) are now available in all colours
  • KJV 53 Longprimer - we are out of stock of the Black. We have small quantities remaining of the Brown, Navy Blue and Crimson red
  • Our full range of Cruden's Concordance editions - hardback, imitation leather and goatskin - are now back in stock.


Getting in touch

Easter 2015: We have a public holiday in the UK from Good Friday 18 through to Easter Monday 21 April, and the office will be closed throughout. You can order through the website as normal but please bear with us in this holiday period.

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, 8 hours ahead of US PT). 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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