New colourway in improved 2019 edition. Now leather lined in matching Meriva natural grain calfskin.
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 edges) to show the text block off to greatest effect and further enhance the reading experience.
Bound in Dark Brown Meriva calfskin with generous semi-yapp and red under gold page edges, now leather-lined in matching dark brown Meriva with gilt line inside, three wide ribbon markers, with presentation pages and family record, dictionary of proper names, subject index, concordance, 32 pages 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 honey gold 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.
Page size: 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches (234 x 165mm)
Margins: 1 inch (25mm) outer margin
Spine width: 1 3/4 inches (44mm) thick
Type size: 10/11pt bold print