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.

All images © 2012-2022 alexlibris

Anatomia 2021.

After almost a year from the previous one, it is finished next the Anatomia book. Until now it was made about 20 books like this one, with overall speed of 2 books per year. Generally idea was to go up to 100 pieces and stop to make it more. But now, the idea looks too optimistic.

All images © 2012-2022 alexlibris

The green one…

Encyclopedia of Occultism

The book printed from the pdf file to heavy parchment paper, bound in hand toned and aged green leather. Oak wooden plate in the center of the front cover with hand carved and gilded transmutation circle. Aged brass frame, leather straps, large ribs on the book spin… and much, much more details.


Journal size is in 10″ x 13″ (33 x 25 cm) and thickness around 2.5 inches (6 cm). The book block has 300 leaves (600 pages if count both side of paper) of 120 gsm weight clean white paper with gilded edges.

The book cover is bound in carefully aged red leather with carved, embossed and gilded elements. Leather straps on closure system are made from genuine alligator leather. Pentagram and frame are made from hand carved, embossed and gilded thick leather – hardener with special bookbinders mixture.

The red one…

14″ x 10″ large custom ordered leather book. Oak wooden plate fitted in the recessed center part, surrounded with the gilded frame, hold customer family crest. Extra time is implemented to be made unique brass corners. Uniquely made the book spine have deep embossed Latin words: Evolutio, Familia, Mundus. The book is filled with heavy parchment paper…


Memento Mori…


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 13 inches (30 x 25 cm) and thickness is around 2.7 inches (7 cm). The book cover has a lot of hand carvings; embossed “Memento mori” (Latin: Remember That You Must Die) ambigram as a frame on the front cover plate; handmade metal accessories; genuine alligator leather straps; skull; etc. The book block has 480 pages (if count both side of paper) of 120 gsm clean white paper with gilded and aged paper edges. While designing the book cover was followed golden section ratio in almost every single detail.




Few pictures captured while work on the journal:



Gondor tree…


Special large leather journal adorned with deep embossing and hand tinted leather for the fine collectors among you.

Blank book is in 8 x 10 inches large, thickness around 3 inches and has 350 leaves (700 pages) of cream toned paper in 100 gsm paper weight. Inside book cover are marbled parchment endpapers gives it a nice touch.
Tree is hand carved from thick leather, hardener with special bookbinder mixtures, gilded and aged.

From customer reviews:

“… and the paper, while listed as 100 gsm, is absolutely not bleed-through at all – I’ve used a fountain pen, a quill with India ink, and even a Sharpie!!!!”

“The book is of an unparalleled quality; the lizard leather detail is amazing and the paper inside, though only 100gsm is very high quality that can be used with pencil or ink…”_dsc7610_dsc7614_dsc7617_dsc7619_dsc7629

Anatomia – blank book…


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



Full leather bound blank book in size of 8 x 10.6 inches and thickness of 4 inches on higher place. The book block has 260 leaves (520 pages) of special, vintage paper type. Paper is coffee stained and carefully aged to look like in very old books.



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 on whole 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._dsc5426