• Image of Baptism of Fire - embossed leather journal

Leatherbound sketchbook/journal
Sized 15 x 11 x 2 cm (A6)

Flexible leather binding sewn in minimalistic longstitch style with brown linen bookbinder's thread. Covered with rusty brown leather that has been embossed with a curious reptile print. Blue-gray parchment paper flyleaves. The cover flap wraps round the foredge and can be closed with a braided cord, the ends of which are finished with small glass beads. Approx. 160 pages of recycled paper inside, with deckled edges. Works beautifully with pens, pencils and all dry media, even some ink.

The compact size combined with a simple structure makes this book pleasant to carry around in a bag or a large pocket. The leather used for the cover is supple but surprisingly sturdy, giving the book a nice character. Carefully crafted and unique, not too flamboyant, it would make a good gift or serve as a personal journal for any book aficionado.

E. Lundahl