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

We offer a wide variety of calfskin and natural grain goatskin editions of the revered and much-loved Authorized King James Version Bible using vintage Oxford University Press typesettings, alongside a select range of reference editions of the most popular modern English language Bible versions in our trademark highland goatskin bindings.

We also have the Cambridge range of fine leather Bibles available to purchase.

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

  • New stock in of ESV New Classic Readers in black, navy blue, brown, red and green highland goatskin just in
  • Allan Longprimer #52, bound in Meriva Calfskin back in stock in all colours
  • ESV Study Bible in black and brown highland goatskin available now
  • ESV Single Column Text - Crossway's ESV Readers Bible in Ludlow bindings - small quantities now available
  • 62 Longprimer Sovereign available now, leather-lined in Meriva Calfskin with 5 olourways 
  • Ruby Reference 103 edition now available in natural grain black goatskin, leather-lined
  • Brevier Clarendon Wide Margin bound in black or navy goatskin (5WM and 5WM NB) and improved black buttero calfskin (7WM) available now

Office Closure

The office is closed on Monday 28 May for the late May public holiday here in the UK, reopening on Tuesday 29 May. Orders may still be placed on the website as usual but will not be processed or charged until the office reopens. Thank you for bearing with us as we catch up!

Contact details  

Our usual office hours are Monday to Thursday 9am to 4.30pm British time (normally 5 hours ahead of US ET/Canadian East coast, 8 hours ahead of US PT/Canadian west coast, and 9 or 11 hours behind Sydney, Australia depending on the time of year).

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
Thorogood House
34 Tolworth Close
Tolworth
Surrey KT6 7EW 

tel +44 (0) 208 399 2352

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