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

  • Limited Edition Allan KJV 63 HCY Longprimer Sovereign Hampton Court Yellow now available for pre-order
  • Rebind of Allan KJV 63 BR Longprimer Sovereign Brown and 63 NB S Longprimer Navy Blue Silver Line back in stock
  • Further stock of Allan NKJV Classic Reference in black available now
  • Limited quantities of blue, brown and last few red Allan NASB Single Column available now
  • Allan #5, #5C and 6 (Brevier Clarendon) now back in stock
  • Allan #20 and Allan #20BR (Brevier Blackface) now back in stock
  • Allan NASB Readers Petrol Blue First Edition available now
  • Allan full size brown journals now back in stock


Christmas Last Order Dates

With our standard free shipping service, last order dates for delivery in time for Christmas are as follows:


  • For the Far East: Sunday 29 November
  • For Australia and New Zealand:            Wednesday 2 December
  • For Canada, USA and EU: Tuesday 8 December
  • For the UK: Tuesday 15 December 


For embossing orders, please allow an additional two weeks ahead of the dates above


Contact details  

If you need to get in touch, our usual 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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