Smythson KJV, Unboxed and Compared

Monday, December 15, 2008

My post a couple of days ago about Extravagant Bibles caught Ben Ting's interest. He decided to spring for the one at the top of the list, the…

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R. L. Allan’s KJV Ruby Edition in Black Highland Goatskin

Friday, December 12, 2008

Somewhere in one of his many books, management guru Peter Drucker contrasts the leadership styles of Abe Lincoln and Robert E. Lee, trying to account for the against-all-odds…

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In Search of Tan Leather Notebooks

Friday, December 12, 2008

Each summer, I travel cross-country lecturing for Worldview Academy. With two months on the road, away from hearth and bookshelves, I'm forced to think carefully about what to…

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R. L. Allan’s NRSV Cross Reference Edition in Black Grained Goatskin

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

As I've mentioned before, it's not easy to find a quality edition of the NRSV these days. From time to time, I receive an e-mail from someone on…

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Cambridge NKJV Wide Margin Reference Bible in Black Goatskin

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

I've been saving this one. Fourteen months ago, I reviewed the NASB version of this Bible, opening with a rhapsodic ode to limp goatskin: "Like trying to hold…

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Apple Red Vintage Cambridge Cameo KJV

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

If you're hunting for vintage Cambridge on eBay, here's an auction worth checking out. It's a gold-boxed Cameo KJV in water buffalo calfskin … and the color is…

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Cambridge NRSV Standard Text Bible with Apocrypha in Black French Morocco

Monday, December 8, 2008

The life of a Bible reviewer isn't all goatskin and glamor. Sometimes there are difficult tasks to undertake, requiring his utmost resolve. If he lacks backbone — and…

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Cambridge NIV Single-Column Text Bible

Friday, December 5, 2008

As much as I like the Pitt Minion, if you ask me to recommend a Cambridge NIV, that's not the answer I'll go with. Instead, I'll sing the…

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Extravagant Bibles for the Holiday Season

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Christmas is fast approaching, and if you're like most people, you're probably wondering what to get for all your eccentric, Bible-loving friends. Wonder no more. Behold, the Holy…

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Imperfect Allan’s ESV1s for $99.75

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Our friends at EvangelicalBible.com have a small number of the new Allan's ESV1s bound in black highland goatskin available at the reduced price of $99.75 thanks to a minor defect. If you…

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