Quite Possibly the Finest Large Print Bible Available
, the Allan Longprimer Edition is a large type, bold print edition printed on white India paper which offers reading comfort and a sumptuous, traditional setting. For those wanting large print and premium leather that will last a lifetime, the Longprimer is the clear choice. This is considered to be R.L. Allan's most beautiful KJV Bible and is the first Allan edition to carry the Queen's exclusive Royal License.
This beautiful improved edition of the 52 Longprimer is bound in a soft Black Meriva natural grain calfskin with a generous semi-yapp cover, and is now leather-lined in black split calfskin, with gilt line round the inside of the case, and features double-sprayed red under gold art gilt page edges and three navy blue ribbon markers with white head and tail bands.
This revised edition now includes our distinctive Presentation Page and Family Records well as 32 pages of navy ruled Allan notepaper in addition to the usual dictionary of proper names, subject index, concordance and 16 pages of Oxford Bible maps. Also new is the Meriva Calfskin binding. Meriva Calfskin is a high quality, natural grain leather. Twinned with the leather lining, it makes for a very supple cover.
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.
Our latest Longprimer printing harks back to a vintage copy of the classic Longprimer, printed in the period 1952-1958 under Charles Batey, then Printer to the University of Oxford, returning to a page image that is much closer to the original intentions of the typesetters. This new-old page image retains the large, clear type of the Longprimer we all know and love, but has a crisper letter form and less of the broken type and 'spread' that mark out much-used letterpress typesettings subsequently transferred to film and, only more recently, to digital scans.
- Large Print 11pt. bold Longprimer font
- Black Meriva Calfskin Leather
- Semi-overlapping yapp cover that is leather-lined in black split calfskin
- Best Quality writable India Paper
- Smyth-Sewn Pages for extreme flexibility
- Presentation Page and Family Records
- Red under Gold Gilded page edges
- 3 Navy Blue ribbon markers
- 100,000 center-column chain references with dates above
- Subject Index
- Dictionary of Proper Names
- 16 pages of Oxford Bible maps
- 32 pages of navy ruled Allan notepaper
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About R.L. Allan & Son Publishers
R.L. Allan Publishers, established in 1863 in Glasgow, Scotland, is a world renowned bible publisher and leather manufacturer. From the birthplace of King James himself come some of the finest premium leather KJV bibles on the planet. These extraordinary KJV Bibles now have a home at The KJV Store for the first time ever.
All Allan Bible covers are "lined to the edge‚ÄĚ style with genuine leather linings
. Carefully joining the cover to the Bible, using several flexible components, eliminates restrictions and stress points often found in paste-off or glue-bound methods. This unique style of binding offers the utmost flexibility, thus allowing your Bible to withstand years of continuous use. The ‚Äúleather-lined‚ÄĚ binding is what sets these apart from anything by Cambridge, Oxford, or other traditional publishers.
R.L. Allan Bibles are so renowned that they have been appointed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth as official publishers of the King James Authorized Version in Scotland where the Sovereign holds the perpetual copyright. The license of which can be seen on the "Look Inside" images above.
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