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KJV Allan Longprimer Edition - Black Highland Goatskin

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Vendor:RL Allan
Number of Pages:1509
Dimensions:7 x 10 x 1-1/2"
Font Size:11pt
Word of Christ in Red:No

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Bound in Black Highland Goatskin, the Allan 53 is one of the finest Large Print Bibles money can buy.

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The Allan Longprimer 53 Highland Goatskins are now out of stock and will not be available again until approximately Summer 2018 according to the publisher. We recommend the Allan 52 Longprimer in Meriva Calfskin which is less expensive and features a thicker, more supple calfskin leather cover.

PLEASE NOTE: For 2016 we have gone 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.

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.

Printed on best quality, highly opaque 36GSM writable India Paper, and bound in exquisite "leather-lined" Black Highland Goatskin with a rare overlapping full yapp cover, this premium leather-lined with double gilt lines inside bible also features: large bold, black letter type, 100,000 center-column chain references with dates above, three navy blue ribbon markers, and red under gold page edges. Contains a concordance, subject index and dictionary of proper names, as well as 10 lined pages of writing paper and 16 pages of Oxford Bible maps.

- Large Print 11pt. bold Longprimer font
- Black Highland Goatskin Leather
- Full overlapping yapp cover
- Leather-Lined with double gilt lines inside in dark blue
- Best Quality writable India Paper
- Smyth Sewn Pages for extreme flexibility
- Red under Gold Gilded page edges
- 3 Navy Blue ribbon markers
- 100,000 center-column chain references with dates above
- Concordance
- Subject Index
- Dictionary of Proper Names
- 10 pages of lined writing paper (20 pages front and back)
- 16 pages of Oxford Bible maps

***Fits Deluxe Genuine Leather Bible Cover XL.

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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.

These exclusive Allan Bibles are printed and bound by craftsmen using traditional techniques and only the finest materials. Quality manufacturing breeds a promise of durability that you just won’t find in any other bible. Their unique leather-lined Bibles have special features – such as Highland Goatskin, Oxford hollows and overcasting – benefits which may only become fully apparent after many years of regular use.

Leather-Lined Style:
All Allan Bible covers are "lined to the edge” 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 “leather-lined” binding is what sets these apart from anything by Cambridge, Oxford, or other traditional publishers.

Royal License:
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.

R.L. Allan Bibles are shipped via UK Royal Mail with FREE DELIVERY to the U.S., CANADA, and UK!
- FREE UK Royal Mail Shipping from London typically delivers to the U.S. and most destinations in 2-3 Weeks.
- FedEx 2nd Day Air Shipping for 2 Day Delivery is also available in the U.S. and Canada.
- UK Royal Mail Traceable is available to Customers Outside of the U.S., Canada, and UK for $50 Per Item.
***Please note that the FREE Royal Mail shipping option is Not Traceable, therefore no Order Tracking will be provided on the Free, Non-Traceable UK Royal Mail Service. Customers will still receive a shipment notification after which they can expect delivery within 2-3 weeks. Please allow additional time during the Christmas Season.
***Please note that any R.L. Allan returns will need to be returned to the UK.

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Awesome Bible...awesome store! - Review by Noah

The Longprimer is a beautiful Bible that beams with top quality craftsmanship. I bought my first one in navy blue back in October and just got a second (black) as a surprise. The comfort level of reading from this Bible is unmatched. The softness and flexibility of the goatskin leather is like holding a warm washcloth! I recommend that everyone own a Longprimer.
The real reason for this review is the very caring and professional staff at The KJV Store. They go out of their way to make sure all goes as planned. It is easy for a company to ride the tide of smooth sailing but when unforeseen challenges appear true character is revealed. The KJV Store has seen both with this customer and has displayed steadied dedication to top shelf customer satisfaction. I for one am glad to support a great company with an even better purpose.

Noah (Posted on 12/29/14)

Finest Bible I have ever owned - Review by Jim Green

The quality of the Inspired Word of God Allan Longprimer Bible is beyond expectations.

The 11 pt. print, Yapped cover, 3 blue ribbons, Goatskin leather, Maps, Concordance etc are
by far and away the highest quality you can buy. I ordered a 2nd for a dear friend of mine.
Highly Recommended. Jim Green Sinner saved by Grace 1 Cor 15:1-4, Eph 2:8-10!
(Posted on 6/30/16)

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