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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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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Black journal…

After in aged brown and white leather, medieval styled journal will be available in black leather too…

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. It is used quality Italian leather and it is hand toned from natural to the black color.

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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Anatomia…

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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Belts…

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. In this year was made only five books. Because a lot of high precise work and extra hours implemented in this design, to the next year are not planned more books like this one.

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…

The book block has 350 leaves (700 pages) of the lined 120 gsm weight paper in ivory color tone. 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.

Caduceus…

The book was made some time ago but was not shared until now. The Caduceus is hand carved from thick leather, hardener with special bookbinder mixtures and silvered. It fit great with a deep blue leather and the frame. Symbol on the book spine was customer personalization.
Size of the book, actually blank journal, is 10 x 13″ and has 500 pages.

Alchemist…

This journal type will be in regular offer on our online shop. It is not easy to make it, ask a lot of work hours and from time to time would not be available in the Etsy shop…

Journal size is 10″ x 13″ (33 x 25 cm) large; around 2.5 inches (6 cm) thick and around 9 lbs (4.2 kg) weight. 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 front cover plate has hand gilded transmutation circle, attributed to a German alchemist from the 17th century. The book block has around 300 leaves (600 pages) of the strong 120 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.