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 available now in black and navy with new speckled page option as well as our classic red-under-gold art gilding
  • 52 Longprimer in Meriva Calfskin now back in stock in black, navy, red and green and new 52P Purple 
  • NIV1 back in stock in blackmid-bluebrown and dark burgundy red goatskin
  • Allan ESV Single Column Text edition now back in stock in black, mid-bluebrown and new dark burgundy red goatskin
  • Last few 5WM Brevier Clarendon Wide Margin available in navy blue goatskin
  • Allan Brevier Clarendon 7C in stock, including Crimson Red Goatskin back by popular demand
  • Journals and Notebooks in stock in 6 different colours of highland goatskin, including purple with purple-under-gold page edges.

Office Closure Monday 3 May

The office will be closed for the early May public holiday here in the UK on Monday 3 May, reopening on Tuesday 4 May.  Orders may still be placed on the website but will not be processed or charged until the office reopens.  Thanks for bearing with us as we catch up!

 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).

However, please note that due to the current UK lockdown (until March 2021), we are operating a shift system to protect staff and the office is only open in the mornings.  We are prioritising orders so it may take us longer to respond to emails; our apologies

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

Visits to our office and warehouse in Tolworth are currently suspended due to Covid 19; our apologies.