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

  • NASB Readers back in stock in Black, Black Silver Line, Navy, Purple and, making a welcome return following its debut last year, Red Silver Line with electric blue liner
  • 5WM Brevier Clarendon Wide Margin back in stock including new Petrol Blue colourway
  • 7C Brevier Clarendon personal size now back in stock including new Purple (Silver Line) colourway
  • ESV New Classic Readers edition now available in Highland Goatskin (including Black and Navy speckled edge editions), and new Meriva Calfskin edition in 5 colours
  • Last few copies of the 62 Longprimer Sovereign bound in Meriva Calfskin available in navy blue and red.

 Office Closure

The office is closed from Friday 22 July, reopening on Monday 1 August for our annual visit to our church camp. Orders may be placed on the website as usual but will not be processed or charged until we reopen.

Thank you for bearing with us as we catch up! 

Getting in Touch 

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
Surrey KT6 7EW 

tel +44 (0) 208 399 2352

Please note that as a mail order business, we are unable to welcome visitors to our office and warehouse, which are wholly dedicated to shipping our Bibles worldwide.  We do not have a display area or shop.