This exceptional notebook is large (approximately 31X24X2.5cm) so that it can accommodate A4 size pages.
It is made entirely by hand in high quality vegetable tanned cowhide leather, approximately 3mm thick.
Carved cover pattern (= carved with manual tools in the grain of the leather) after the painting by the Austrian painter Franz Eybl: "Young girl reading", 1850
Dyed painted and varnished with special leather acrylic.
Spine in carved trompe l'oeil imitating the veins and eyes of wood.
At the back are engraved the words of Daniel Pennac, contemporary French essayist writer: "The time to read, like the time to love, expands the time to live" from his book "Comme un roman" ...
This quote is translated into English under our logo.
Exceptional clasps in hallmarked solid silver, recovered from an old parishioner (prayer book) out of use, craftsmanship from the second half of the 19th century ...
Assembly by sewing in cord stitch, also known as English stitch with waxed thread.
Flesh raw leather interior, tinted black.
Comes with 72 pages of aged linen / hemp craft paper, produced by Papeterie Pasdeloup in Moutier d'ahun, approximately 120g thick, with the wolf that represents them as a watermark. Suitable for writing as well as for drawing.
Refillable, because the folded A3 sheets forming 4 pages each are held by the silver leather lace crossed on the spine.
This is an absolutely unique and non-duplicable creation object, delivered with a certificate of authenticity.