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Word of God - Cardinal Red Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Cardinal Red Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Cardinal Red Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Cardinal Red Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Cardinal Red Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Cardinal Red Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Cardinal Red Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Cardinal Red Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Cardinal Red Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Cardinal Red Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Cardinal Red Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore

Word of God - Cardinal Red Edition

$149.00

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The NKJV Word of God - Cardinal Red Edition features the New King James highly readable Bible text in a single-column format. Combining the 9-point Milo typeface with line-matching and illustrations from Gustave Dore, this edition ensures readability for longer periods of time.

Features: 

  • New King James Version
  • Full-grain Goatskin Leather Cover
  • Full-grain Calfskin Leather Liner 
  • Red under Gold Art-gilt 
  • 30 gsm Bible paper 
  • 66 Illustrations from Gustave Doré 
  • Edge-lined bound 
  • Golden Filigree 
  • 32,523 Cross-references
  • Translator's Notes
  • Concordance
  • Line-matching
  • Three 10mm double satin ribbon markers
  • Full-color maps 
  • Smyth-sewn binding
  • Lifetime Guarantee
  • Two-piece box
  • Red Letter Edition 

Specifications:

Trim:  6 in x 9 in x 1.5 in
Page Count:  1,889
Weight:  2.54 lb 
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07/03/2020
Nico
United States United States
Outstanding Bible

I was able to order this Bible for half the price due to manufacturing imperfections. Besides the red gilt edges being slightly faded there was nothing wrong with the Bible. Based on similar style bibles from other publishers, The Humble Lamb Bible is the best quality option, and the Dore illustrations make it even better. If you want a high quality Bible, Humble lamb is the best choice by far!

JW
06/18/2020
Joseph W.
United States United States
Love it!!!

Amazing quality at the price point. I have several Cambridge Bibles, an Allan, and two Schuylers...the Humble Lamb is my favorite!!!

A Humble Lamb Customer
RR
06/13/2020
Rich R.
United States United States
Humble NAS Lamb...

An excellent layout and read. Awesome artwork. Quality all around...

JS
06/13/2020
Jay S.
United States United States
Overall great purchase but minor scratch on cover

I am happy with the purchase but there was a scratch on the front cover that I noticed as soon as I took it out of the box. Besides that it is great.

A Humble Lamb Customer
DM
06/11/2020
Daniel M.
United States United States
A Bible for Reading

I've owned a number of Bibles over the years - study Bibles, pocket Bibles, and even a Q&A Bible. Unfortunately, many of these Bibles have merely decorated my shelves instead of sitting in my hands every morning. When I was in college, I started listening to the Bible on audio after struggling to focus and read a hardcopy Bible before classes. The audio BIble I listened to used the NKJV translation and it quickly became my go to translation whenever I would look up verses or passages. The Humble Lamb NKJV Bible is a beautifully crafted edition of the Bible. I love how it feels comfortable in my hands and reads easily with only minimal reference content included on each page. The unique binding makes it comfortable to lay the BIble flat without fear or wearing on the spine. And the Gustave Dore illustrations are a unique touch to add some flavor to certain passages. I especially love the four ribbon markers that make it easy for me to track my readings in more than one book of the Bible at a time. Overall, my experience with Humble Lamb and their NKJV Bible has been nothing short of excellent. I look forward to supporting them in the future and making the Bible a part of my daily life again.

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Build Quality

A Handcrafted Bible

Hand-crafted Premium Bibles

We've been very careful in choosing the best binding methods for the Humble Lamb Bibles. Each Bible has been individually handcrafted to meet the highest standards of quality.

We have included an international lifetime warranty on manufacturer's defects with each purchase. Learn more here. 

 

Color Variations

Humble Lamb Bibles

These Bibles are available in three distinct colors: Amethyst, Cardinal Red, and Royal Blue. The color relates to the art-gilt and ribbon variation. Each Bible contains three 10mm ribbons.

 

Book Spine

Raised hubs on Bible

A few centuries ago, books were only for the aristocrats, and every well-crafted book had raised hubs or "ribs". The raised hubs in our Bibles will not only feel great in the hand but will also give your Bible a classy, clean look. 

 

Art-Gild

Humble Lamb Art-gilt Word of God

A red, blue, or purple decorative finish was added to the page edges, where dye and gilt foil combine to add richness and luster to the finished Bible.

 

Edge-lined Bound 

A rare but highly durable method of binding is used in the Humble Lamb Bible. First, edge-lined binding does not use a book board between the lining and the cover. The two layers are full-grain Goatskin leather for the cover and full-grain calfskin leather. Second, there is a perimeter stitching that prevents the liner from separating from the cover over time. There is also a golden filigree along the edge of the liner.

Smyth-sewn Binding

Smyth-sewn Humble Lamb Bible

The book block is Smyth-sewn, a method that involves sewing through the folds of the individual, collated signatures. Not only does this method give great durability to the book block, but it also allows your Humble Lamb Bible to open flat from Genesis to Revelation.

 

Paper 

High-opacity Bible Paper

The paper chosen is 30 GSM high-opacity Bible paper. The high opacity helps with the ghosting/see-through of the ink. By choosing 30 gsm Bible paper it allowed us to fit 1,800 pages in a 1.5 inch thick Bible.  

The Design

THE WORD OF GOD

the Word of God by Humble Lamb

The typical Bible that you buy at your local store is inscribed "The Holy Bible". Not only did we want to create something different, but we wanted to create a sense of reverence appropriate for the powerful message that you will hold in your hands. From the detailed craftsmanship to the layout, we wanted you to know that you aren't holding just any book. You will be holding the sacred "Word of God".

The layout and design was created by our Humble Lamb team. There are two key elements to the design of "The Word of God". It will be easy-to-read with a beautiful design, while including reference notes and cross-references that are conducive to your in-depth studies.

The Golden Ratio

Golden ratio Bible

Designing the Humble Lamb Bible was no easy task. It was designed with mathematical precision and beauty through the use of the Fibonacci Sequence. The Fibonacci Sequence reveals a mathematical relationship found throughout nature called the Golden Ratio. This ratio is the basis for the precise geometric balance and harmony of our Bible. Based on these timeless design principles, the Humble Lamb Bible is beautiful and pleasing to the eye.   

Thoughtful Design

Thoughtful Bible design

Many people do not think of how words are arranged on the page but this is important for visual aesthetics. 45-75 characters per line is the perfect range for readability. We have designed the Bible so that our text meets this criterion, ensuring an enjoyable study and reading experience, even for longer periods of time.

The cross-references are accented in deep red and have been placed beside the verse that they correspond with for ease of use.

Gustave Dore

Gustave Dore Humble Lamb

The Humble Lamb Word of God is complemented by the artwork of Gustave Dore.  His illustrations accompany the appropriate text and help bring the story to life.

"Gustave Dore was a prolific engraver, artist, illustrator, and sculptor, working primarily as a wood and steel engraver. He produced over 100,000 sketches in his lifetime, and lived to be 50 years old, averaging 6 sketches per day for each day he lived. Even though he was an untrained, self-taught artist, who never used a live model, and who could not sketch from nature, his work is considered some of the most important in the entire engraving art world (Gustave Dore)."

"As a child, young Dore was an avid artist and earned his way as an illustrator in a Paris bookshop, publishing his first drawings when he was 15 years old. His young age and great talent drew much attention, which led to newspaper and journal articles written about the “child illustrator,” and generated further interest in the artist. As an illustrator, Dore created engravings for the books of Balzac, Rabelais, Milton, Dante, Edgar Allen Poe, and Lord Byron. He was commissioned to illustrate a version of the English Bible, which was extremely popular, allowing for the foundation of his own gallery, the Dore Gallery (Gustave Dore)."

“Gustave Dore - 758 Paintings, Illustrations, Drawings and Prints.” www.wikiart.org, WikiArt Visual Encyclopedia, www.wikiart.org/en/gustave-dore.

 Humble Lamb Bible Illustrations by Gustave Dore

The Leather

 

Cover 

Humble Lamb Bible Goatskin Leather

When creating the Humble Lamb Bibles, we chose only top quality leather to protect and encase your Bible. For the outside cover, we have chosen full-grain Goatskin leather. Full-grain goatskin leather is considered, by many, to be the best leather for Bibles, without getting into exotics. Although more expensive, it is an essential part of Humble Lamb's Bibles.  

Full Grain leather comes from the top layer of the hide which has ALL of the grain, therefore, FULL grain. The surface of the full-grain leather becomes more burnished and beautified with continued use.

Inside Liner

We also gave much attention and care to the materials chosen for the interior liner. Although most Bibles often overlook this very important element of the Bible, we made sure to outfit it with a premium full-grain Calfskin leather.

 

Uniqueness 

Due to the natural variation in animal hide, no one cover is the same. The uniqueness of the hide makes sure that you have an exclusive and one-of-a-kind Bible. 

 

Flexible. Supple. Enduring.

This double-leathered masterpiece is sure to be your companion for many years to come. 

 

 

Word of God - Cardinal Red Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore

Word of God - Cardinal Red Edition

$149.00