Belts…

Leather book with belts…
It can be used for left-to-right as well as right-to-left writing.

An exquisite hand made large leather journal for you to record your encounters with magic, spells and the mysteries the world has to offer. Hand tinted and aged for fine collectors among you…

The design is a bit unique and first introduction of this design was in 2015. In four year was made about 20 books including several different sizes, different color tones and paper types.

Journal size is 8″ x 10″ (26 x 20 cm) large and has thickness of around 3 inches (8 cm). Leather is carefully hand toned and aged in several layer until it got wide specter of the brown color tones. Belts going trough the cover, on the spine part are placed between ribs and tight close the book with metal buckles. Leather belts adorn the cover placing an intrigue when opening and discovering its beauty. A lot of high precise work and extra work hours are implemented in this book design…

The book block has 300 leaves (600 pages) of strong 140 gsm weight clean white paper. The inside cover – endpapers are marbled parchment which gives it a nice touch. The gilded and aged paper edges all contribute to that authentic vintage look.

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Anatomia 2022.

The first one made the ‘Anatomia’ book in this year. It is planed few more to be made to the end of the year…

As the nights get darker, look no further than our latest item. Take a glance in this fascinating art journal, the ‘Anatomia’, ultimate Renaissance anatomical sketchbook – scientific masterpiece with lucid insights into the functioning of the human body.

Leather bound blank book in size of 8 x 10 inches and thickness of about 3 inches. On front cover plate, dominate an exquisite leather rib cage. Its hand carved from thick leather, realistic formed, hand toned and canned with special bookbinder’s mixtures. Book cover plates has gradient levels with many layered applications, embossing, carvings – over all, specially designed to be unique book in the world.

In “chained libraries” books are were chained to lecterns or shelves to prevent theft. In that reasons, this book have sturdy mounted chain on back cover plate. Locking of the book is made with leather stripes, decorative metal ends and pegs embedded in edge of thick front cover plate. This clasps adorn the cover placing intrigue when opening and discovering its beauty.

The book block has 300 leaves (600 pages) of 140 gsm weight, blank white paper. The producer of the paper is Italian company Fedrigoni. The high-grade paper does not bleed through and is exceptionally smooth to write on. The inside cover – endpapers are marbled parchment which gives it a nice touch. The gilded and aged paper edges all contribute to that authentic vintage look.

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Per Mare, Per Terras

An exquisite hand made large leather journal for you to record your encounters with magic, spells and the mysteries the world has to offer. Handcrafted using genuine Italian leather…

Journal size is in 8″ x 10″ (26 x 20 cm) and thickness around 3 inches (8 cm). The front cover plates has recessed blank central part, surrounded with embossed frame and handmade brass corners. Leather is hand toned and aged in dark brown color tone.

The central detail, the family crest has embossed from thick leather, hardener with special bookbinder mixtures, gilded and aged.

The book block has 300 leaves (600 pages) of 140 gsm weight, blank white paper. The producer of the paper is Italian company Fedrigoni. The high-grade paper does not bleed through and is exceptionally smooth to write on. The inside cover – endpapers are marbled parchment which gives it a nice touch. The gilded and aged paper edges all contribute to that authentic vintage look.


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Moon book…

An exquisite hand made large leather journal for you to record your encounters with magic, spells and the mysteries the world has to offer.

Journal size is 9″ x 12″ (31 x 23 cm) and thickness is around 2 inches (5 cm). The book block has 500 pages (250 sheets) of blank white 160 gsm paper. The high-grade paper does not bleed through and is exceptionally smooth to write on. Producer of the paper is Italian company Fedrigoni and the paper name is “Palatina Avorio”. Technical specification of the paper can be easily fond on the internet. The inside cover – endpapers are marbled parchment which gives it a nice touch. The gilded and aged paper edges all contribute to that authentic vintage look. The book weight is about 7.7 pounds or 3.5 kg.

The Moon below aged glass is placed in the central part of the cover. The frame is surrounded with deep embossed frames and fixed to the cover with metal pins. Leather is carefully hand toned and aged in several layer until it got wide specter of the reddish color tones. The inside cover – endpapers are marbled parchment which gives it a nice touch. The gilded and aged paper edges all contribute to that authentic vintage look.

Review from previously made Moon book:

“This book is otherworldly, in how perfect it is. It has become my absolute prized possession. When I unwrapped it for the first time, I literally stared at it in shock for about 10 minutes. It was that amazing to me. I knew I was paying for quality, but I’ve never seen craftsmanship like this book.”


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Moon book…

An exquisite hand made large leather journal for you to record your encounters with magic, spells and the mysteries the world has to offer.

Journal size is 10″ x 14″ (35 x 25 cm) and thickness is about 2 1/2 inches (6 cm). The book block has 250 leaves (500 pages) of 140 gsm weight, blank white paper. The high-grade paper does not bleed through and is exceptionally smooth to write on. The book weight is about 9 pounds or 4 kg.

The Moon below aged glass is placed in the central part of the cover. The brass frame is surrounded with deep embossed frames and fixed to the cover with metal pins. Leather is carefully hand toned and aged in several layer until it got wide specter of the brown color tones. The inside cover – endpapers are marbled parchment which gives it a nice touch. The gilded and aged paper edges all contribute to that authentic vintage look.

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Skyrim…

An exquisite hand made large leather journal for you to record your encounters with magic, spells and the mysteries the world has to offer. Handcrafted using genuine Italian leather…

Journal size is in 8″ x 10″ (26 x 20 cm) and thickness around 3 inches (8 cm). The front cover plates has recessed central part with the map of Skyrim, surrounded with embossed frame and handmade brass corners. White leather is hand toned and aged in wide specter of gray color tone. The central detail, the seal of Akatosh has hand carved from thick leather, hardener with special bookbinder mixtures, gilded and aged.

The book block has 300 leaves (600 pages) of 140 gsm weight, blank white paper. The producer of the paper is Italian company Fedrigoni. The high-grade paper does not bleed through and is exceptionally smooth to write on. The inside cover – endpapers are marbled parchment which gives it a nice touch. The gilded and aged paper edges all contribute to that authentic vintage look.

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Alchemist…

Alchemy leather journal…

An exquisite hand made large leather journal for you to record your encounters with magic, spells and the mysteries the world has to offer. Handcrafted using genuine Italian leather.

Journal size is 7.5″ x 10″ (25.5 x 19 cm) large and has thickness of around 3 inches (8 cm). The front cover plate has hand gilded transmutation circle, attributed to a German alchemist from the 17th century. On the book spine are deeply embossed decorative dots, placed between ribs and metal pins. Leather is carefully hand toned and aged in several layer until it got wide specter of beige color tones.

The book block has 300 leaves (600 pages) of 140 gsm weight, blank white paper. The producer of the paper is Italian company Fedrigoni. The high-grade paper does not bleed through and is exceptionally smooth to write on. The inside cover – endpapers are marbled parchment which gives it a nice touch. The gilded and aged paper edges all contribute to that authentic vintage look.


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Moon – pentagram…

An exquisite hand made large leather journal for you to record your encounters with magic, spells and the mysteries the world has to offer. Handcrafted using genuine Italian leather.

Journal size is 8″ x 10″ (26 x 20 cm) large and has thickness of about 3 inches (7 cm). The front cover plate has hand carved pentagram from thick leather, surrounded with deeply embossed frame. Leather is hand toned and aged in wide range of brown color tones.

The book block has 300 leaves (600 pages) of 140 gsm weight, blank white paper. The producer of the paper is Italian company Fedrigoni. The high-grade paper does not bleed through and is exceptionally smooth to write on. The inside cover – endpapers are marbled parchment which gives it a nice touch. The gilded and aged paper edges all contribute to that authentic vintage look.

If your country is not in the list, please contact me.

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Reddish leather…

An exquisite hand made large leather journal for you to record your encounters with magic, spells and the mysteries the world has to offer. Handcrafted using genuine Italian leather…

Journal size is in 8″ x 10″ (26 x 20 cm) and thickness around 3 inches (8 cm). The front cover plates has recessed blank central part, surrounded with embossed frame and handmade brass corners. Leather is hand toned and aged in dark reddish color tone.

The book block has 300 leaves (600 pages) of 140 gsm weight, clean white paper. The producer of the paper is Italian company Fedrigoni. The high-grade paper does not bleed through and is exceptionally smooth to write on. The inside cover – endpapers are marbled parchment which gives it a nice touch. The gilded and aged paper edges all contribute to that authentic vintage look.