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

  • ESV New Classic Readers now available in Black, BrownNavy Blue and Crimson Red
  • ESV New Classic Readers in Green (First Edition) and Purple coming soon - available for preorder later in May, shipping in June
  • Journal and pocket-size Notebook now available in Purple and Green
  • 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
  • NIV Proclamation Bible - last few in brown and red highland goatskin

Late May Bank Holiday

R L Allan is closed for the late May Bank Holiday here in the UK from Friday 26 May to Monday 29 May, reopening on Tuesday 30 May.  Orders may be placed as usual but will not be processed (or payment taken) until the office reopens. Thank you for bearing with us!

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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