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Handpainted leather journal, Artist paper, "The Story of Writing". One of a Kind

€520.00 EUR
This blank book is bound in natural goat leather, stamped, tooled and painted by hand in great detail. The decoration is depincting a symbolic story of how writing came into existence and the different calligraphic styles placed on the map. The image as well as the concept are inspired by the book The Story of Writing by Donald Jackson. 

The entire book was designed to resemble a medieval tome. The leather was left natural, it is not dyed but colored patinas were applied to give it a worn look.

The end pages are made of decorative paper with a slightly raised flower pattern. The headbands are hand sewn by hand from black and brown color thread.

The book measures 10.3x7 inches (26x18 cm). It has 104 pages (208 sides) of artist quality Fabriano Rusticus paper. The paper is white, slightly textured, it was hand torn and has 200 g/m². This is a thick paper, perfect for writing and sketching in any media, even watercolor.

This journal is an art object. You can use it as a family book or as a traveling journal, either way, you will love it once you’ll meet it.

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