The Next Chapter for R. L. Allan: A guest post by Ian Metcalfe

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Next week the offices of R. L. Allan will be up and running in the new London digs. To mark the occasion, Ian Metcalfe shares a few words…

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Can a Glued Binding Be Turned Into a Sewn Binding?

Friday, November 22, 2013

This week a reader e-mailed me to ask whether his Bible, which is only published in a glued volume, could be be turned into a sewn binding. His…

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R. L. Allan moves to London, an American West binding, raw aluminum pens, and a hands-on look at the St. John’s Bible

Friday, November 15, 2013

A lot of good stuff for this Friday: R. L. Allan and Son is moving to London. The buzz this week: R. L. Allan is relocating from Glasgow to…

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Italian Giant Bibles and Blank Books: Links

Friday, November 1, 2013

Friday links: “Italian Giant Bibles, Lay Patronage, and Professional Workmanship.”  You had me at Giant. This is a fascinating academic piece on the creation and distribution of a group…

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