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

  • KJV 53 Longprimer now out of stock until September in all colours, but may still be preordered now for shipping then.
  • The KJV 52 Longprimer (buttero calfskin) is now available, with or without thumb index.
  • KJV 103 Ruby Reference (Black) available now
  • Limited edition Ivory White 103 Ruby Reference Bible is now in stock, but may be preordered now - this small, beautiful Bible will make the ideal wedding or baptismal gift
  • ESV Study Bible (Personal size), ESV New Classic and ESV Single Column Reference all available in various colours


Getting in touch

Thank you for bearing with us over the summer holiday period. We have a public holiday here in the UK on Monday 25th August and the office will be closed. Orders may be placed on the website as usual.

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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