Leather Notebook - Tomoe River Paper - A5 - Crazy Horse Brown

Introducing our new leather-bound blank notebook in A5 size. It features the stunning fountain pen friendly Tomoe River Paper. This blank journal is perfect as a standalone travel notebook for recording all your special memories and ideas, or as a refill for our best selling Leather Notebook Covers.


Our specially crafted A5 size notebook are made of Tomoe River 52 gsm white paper, known as the best fountain pen friendly paper. Each notebook contains 400 pages and is hand-bound with traditional bookbinding techniques.

Specs

  • Completely flat-lay
  • Vegetable Tanned Cow Leather cover
  • Hand-bound from Tomoe River 52 gsm white paper
  • Blank paper 
  • 200 sheets (400 pages)
  • Includes grid and lined guides
  • Includes blotter (also can be used as a writing mat for comfortable writing)
  • 145 x 210 x 20mm (5,70 x 8,26 x 0,8 inches)

Tomoe River Paper

The 52gsm paper is incredibly thin, and very fountain pen friendly. This paper shows off the sheen and shimmer in inks unlike any other paper can do. 

Our Tomoe River paper is the same Tomoe River paper that's used in the Hobonichi Techo.  We use the same 52 gsm paper as the Hobonichi.

Fountain pen enthusiasts who favor shading ink, those that create subtle color gradations as ink is laid on the paper, will appreciate how the paper shows off subtle color variations. Sheening inks also perform well as pools of color will sit on the surface of the paper and when dry will create the reflective look so many fountain pen users love. It’s important to be patient and let the paper fully dry to prevent smudging, especially when using sheening or metallic inks. Click here to read our blog post about Tomoe River Paper

Tomoe River Paper Writing Samples

tomoe river writing sample
tomoe river writing sample

For the guide sheets, thanks to the Well-Appointed Desk.For the images, thanks to the @writetomeoften.

Color/Finish:

Crazy Horse Brown/Distressed
Distressed brown color showing a lot of different brown under-tones including tan, mocha and hickory. Ages and softens quicker compared to regular leather. Suede feeling finish.

A5 size

At half the size of the A4, A5 size notebooks are very popular as journals, daily or monthly diaries. The size makes them easy to carry while still allowing lots of space.

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