You cannot find off-the-shelf books of this quality anywhere else in the world because no other bindery makes them. These books take months, not weeks or days to produce.
Entirely handmade in Scotland by J&J Jeffery, two of the most imortant (and increasingly collectable) craftspeople in world whose work is held all over the world including at the Met Library in New York City.
Quarter Leather Journal
This elegant book has been bound in leather and bookcloth. The spine is a beautiful Scottish tanned brown leather with blind tooling along the long edges and gold tooling on top and tail of the spine, the spine.
Blind tooling is a pattern created with heated brass tools in the same way as gold tooling but where no gold leaf is used.
The foredges are gold gilt.
Size - 125 x 185 mm, 5 x 7 1/4 inches
It contains 76 pages (152 sides) of smooth cartridge paper for ink and pencil.