The KJV Clarion Reference Bible, the first new Cambridge KJV Reference Bible for over half a century, has been carefully designed for the modern era to meet an increasing demand for a more accessible format and comfortable reading size. The text is presented in Paragraph (rather than traditional chapter and verse) style and in a Single-Column Format with notes and cross-references placed in the outer margin.
The all new KJV Clarion from Cambridge was published to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the King James Version, but is intended to become a staple of the Cambridge KJV Catalog.
It is typeset in Lexicon No.1, a digital font designed for easy reading and with many similar characteristics to traditional hot-metal Bible typefaces, thus marrying the best of both Old and New. The print is black-letter throughout and the text is presented in paragraph, rather than traditional chapter and verse style, and in a single-column format. The notes and cross-references have been relocated to the outer margin, leaving the text relatively free and unencumbered.
These Bibles include maps and--instead of a conventional concordance and dictionary--a Reader's Companion which offers the key elements of those features in one place. They are offered in a range of superior bindings with Smyth-Sewn pages --calf split leather, top-grain calfskin, and edge-lined goatskin.
Split Calfskin Leather Edition
The Bible is bound in black calf split leather. Calf split is a superior grade to French Morocco leather, tanned to approach the quality and feel of full-grain calfskin leather. The Bible has two ribbon markers and is handsomely finished with red and gold head-and tail-bands as well as Gilt Edges.
Top-Grain Calfskin Leather Edition
A traditional high-quality, long-lasting leather used in fine bindings. The finest calfskin is renowned for its distinctive natural grain and rich color shading, features which make every Bible unique.
Goatskin Leather Edition
This special Bible, for the discerning Bible scholar, offers the innovative Clarion text in a superlative flexible black goatskin leather binding, and is edge-lined with Imitation Leather (as only the best bible publishers in the world still do). It is printed on a smooth, opaque and resilient paper with Art-Gilt Edges, and includes two ribbon markers to help find the reader's place.
- Split Calfskin: Gilt Page Edges and Opaque India Bible paper
- Top-Grain Calfskin: Art-Gilt Page Edges and Opaque India Bible paper
- Goatskin: Edge-Lined with Imitation Leather, Art-Gilt Page Edges, and Opaque India Bible paper
- Smyth-Sewn Pages for Flexibility
- Printed on ultra-thin, smooth and opaque lightweight paper
- Side-Column Reference System
- Black Letter Text
- Paragraph Format
- Single-Column Setting
- Presentation Page
- Translator's Preface to King James / Epistle Dedicatory
- 1611 Preface "The Translators to the Reader"
- Two Ribbon Markers
- 143 Page "Reader's Companion to the Authorized Version", combining features of a Concordance and Dictionary
- 15 Full-Color Cambridge Bible Maps
- Pure KJV Text
***Fits Deluxe Genuine Leather Bible Cover size L (Very Loose Fit).
Cambridge Leather Definitions:
Split Calfskin Leather
A superior grade to French Morocco leather, tanned to approach the quality and feel of full-grain calfskin leather.
Top-Grain Calfskin Leather
This supple, luxurious material comes from the hides of young cattle and is a traditional high-quality, long-lasting leather used in fine bindings. The finest calfskin is renowned for its distinctive natural grain and rich color shading, features which make every Bible unique.
A superlative flexible black goatskin leather binding, edge-lined with Imitation Leather made of only the most resilient, top-quality, natural grain leather that is only used in the finest bindings.