Foundation Publications – Calfskin Side Column Reference (SCR) NASB

Foundation Publications has kindly sent me a review copy of thier latest Calfskin SCR NASB and today I want to highlight some of the key features of this edition.

Here are the main details

  • NASB 1995 Updated Text
  • Black Letter text
  • 11 pt. size font
  • Calfskin cover (not as think or limp as previous versions)
  • Book Summaries, Maps, and Concordance in back
  • Side Column Reference
  • Verse Format
  • Smyth Sewn
  • Presentation Pages
  • 2 Black Ribbons

I really like this Bible and it appears to be a great new edition in the classic line of the NASB SCR from Foundation. This calfskin cover is not as thick or limp as it used to be and at first feels a little closer to genuine leather than thier classic calfskin, yet it still seems to be a “higher quality” cover. I really like font size and formatting but I wish they had kept thier original dimensions. This edition is a little smaller and should probably not be considered a wide-margin. This appears to be a solid Bible and may even take the place of my Ultrathin Large Print Calfskin NASB. If you are interested in this Bible you can purchase it at these locations ,,, or from Fouindation Publications direct.

Below are detailed pictures of this Bible:

In Box
In Box
In Box in Black Velvet Sleeve
Peeking out of Velvet Sleeve
Front Cover
Back Cover
Front Inside
3 Heavy Duty Blank Pages for Notes in Front

Here you can actually see the threads of the Smyth sewn binding

Smyth Sewn
Endorsement Page
Back Cover with 3 More Heavy Duty Blank White Pages
Edition Info
Introductions to books of the Bible
Opened to Genesis 1
Opened to Revelation 22
Bottom, 2 Thin Black Ribbons
Top, Two Thin Black Ribbons
Size Comparison.
Large Print Ultrathin Calfskin NASB (Top)
New Side Column Reference NASB (Bottom)
Size Comparison.
SCR NASB (top)
Ultrathin NASB (bottom)
Ultrathin Calfskin thicker and more limp
Ultrathin NASB (top)
SCR NASB (bottom)
Psalm 51


3 thoughts on “Foundation Publications – Calfskin Side Column Reference (SCR) NASB

  1. Nice review. Especially like the pix showing inside text arrangement. I agree that it would be nice to have more room to write in the margins. Thank you!

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