Allan 63 Longprimer Sovereign Windsor Green Goatskin LIMITED EDITION > 63G

Allan 63 Longprimer Sovereign Windsor Green Goatskin LIMITED EDITION

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SOLD OUT. Please do not order.

Limited to 2 copies per household only please. Shipping late May/early June 2016.

With free limited edition art print, produced from an original painting specially commissioned by R.L. Allan - copies are not available separately.

First printed in 1952, the King James Version Longprimer Bible is a sumptuous, traditional reference setting of the Authorized Version. Developed by Oxford University Press and now published exclusively by R. L. Allan, it has for many years been our flagship Bible, renowned the world over for its clarity of type and our beautiful bindings.

The Longprimer Sovereign edition retains the same clear, bold type as the standard Longprimer but is printed on a 38gsm writable Bible paper with the highest levels of opacity, and increased margins (one inch on outside and bottom edges) to show the text block off to greatest effect and further enhance the reading experience.

This rich green natural grain goatskin LIMITED EDITION - the second 'special' in the Longprimer Sovereign range - has been created to commemorate the 90th Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. It celebrates Windsor Castle, HM The Queen's favourite London palace and the focus of her birthday celebrations last month, including the state visit of the US President.

To further celebrate this landmark moment each copy includes a limited edition art print of Windsor Castle, painted to special commission for R.L. Allan by John Walsom, a well-known artist who is represented by the Burlington Gallery in London's Mayfair. (To see other examples of John's work, visit

Bound in a beautiful dark green goatskin, leather-lined in dark green, this unique Bible also features red under gold page edges, gold embossing on front and spine and double gold gilt lines inside, three 'Eau de Nil' light green ribbon markers,presentation pages and family record in Allan's new improved design, dictionary of proper names, subject index, concordance, 32 pages of lined writing paper and 16 pages of Oxford Bible maps. 

Printed on best quality, highly opaque 38gsm writable India Paper * Large, bold, black letter type * 100,000 centre column chain references with dates above * Three EAU DE NIL (light green) ribbon markers * Red under gold page edges * 16 pages of full colour Oxford Bible maps * Concordance, subject index and dictionary of proper names * Exclusively available in Allan's fine leather bindings.

This special binding run is stamped 'ALLAN LIMITED EDITION' in gold on the inside back cover.

Art print of Windsor Castle included free with each copy includes certificate of authenticity signed by the artist John Walsom. Image size is 7 x 5 inches, printed on Hahnemuehle Museum Etching 350gsm 100% cotton paper with a total size of 8 1/4 x 6 inches. Inserted in the Bible box to guarantee safe delivery.

Page size:  9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches (234 x 165mm)

Margins: 1 inch outer and bottom margins 

Spine width: 1 1/2 inch thick 

Type size: 10/11pt bold print

Boxed weight: 1.3kg


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