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 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, clean 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.

Gilded “Memento Mori” (Latin: Remember That You Must Die) ambigram form the frame with metal pins in the corners. The skull is placed in the recessed central part of the cover. 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.

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.

It is something new in the offer…


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Memento Mori…

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Memento Mori – 10″ x 13″ large leather blank book suitable for left-to-right and right-to-left writing – 600 pages – hand toned leather – deep embossed ambigrams – rich decorated book cover – etc.

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Memento Mori…

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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.

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Few pictures captured while work on the journal:

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