ESV Clarion

I received my long-awaited ESV Clarion this week. It has been plagued by delays and false starts, but it is finally in print. For a long time I have been looking for “the one.” A Bible that is the right size, the right translation, single-columned and made with attention to detail. I want this Bible to be my workhorse until I am old enough to need large print. And the Clarion ESV is the one: a gorgeous font that is the right size, and the right form-factor for a Bible – not huge and not tiny. ┬áThe font used is Lexicon.

There are some excellent pictures of these Bibles here. The Bible Design Blog has some cool pictures of the text block here, including this one:

3 thoughts on “ESV Clarion”

  1. These look very nice. I’ve seen one. The only thing about them that gave me pause are the overall dimension of the text block. I guess I just like a bigger Bible. I’ll probably be getting one, though.

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