If you are looking for a smaller bible which can be used more easily and on a personal level you may want to look at the St. Joseph Edition of the New American Bible. This revised edition of the New American Bible measures 5 by 7 inches so is easy to carry and handle. The revised New American Bible has many additional convenient features which include over 60 full color maps, a handy dictionary, a liturgical index of Sunday readings and a section on the Vatican II Constitution on Divine Revelation. The front of the New American Bible also has a family record section for personal use which is beautifully illustrated. This New American Bible has an elegant burgundy bonded leather cover and gold edged pages making it a perfect gift to give as a personal sized bible. To help the reader learn more about the Holy Land as presented in the bible, the New American Bible has footnotes and cross references, over 30 self-explanatory maps and also presents colored photographs of the area as seen today. The revised New American Bible comes boxed.