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Vintage book journal--you choose the book // Stories of Adventure // Recycled Book

I have so many old books waiting to be converted into rebound journals, so I decided to give you a glimpse of my bookshelf to see if there is one you would like me to make into a custom journal, just for you.

This listing is for one rebound journal. You choose from the four books in the photos, all stories of adventure and intrigue! Colour appearance may vary with different computer monitors.

Cover endpapers will be a surprise: maps, old text pages from the existing books, or decorative paper. Your journal will be bound with waxed linen thread using a double needle coptic binding, leaving a lovely chain stitch on the spine. This allows the book to lie perfectly flat when open.

The inside will be filled with at least 140 pages (counting both sides), of various reclaimed papers, all blank on at least one side. If you have specific needs regarding the type of paper used, please message me before ordering. To see the types of reclaimed papers I use in my rebound journals, please take a look at the other journals in this section:

Please indicate which of the following books you would like me to use when you check out:
♦ Red Ryder and the Adventure at Chimney Rock, 1946, approximately 20 x 13 cm (8 x 5")
♦ Nicolau's Prize, 1967, approximately 21 x 13.5 cm (8 x 5.25")
♦ Tom Sawyer, 1965, approximately 21.5 x 13 cm (8.5 x 5")
♦ The Grizzly, 1964, approximately 21.5 x 13.5 cm (8.5 x 5.5")

Please allow 7-10 days for completion of your journal before it will be mailed.

To see other choices of books to choose your journal, click here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/PrairiePeasant?section_id=14805214
Back to my shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/PrairiePeasant

If you wish to purchase the book pages that I remove to make your journal, you may do so with this separate listing: https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/176632299/old-book-pages-vintage-book-pages-inners

For multiple items, I will combine shipping with any items purchased in my other shop prairiethreads.etsy.com for items shipped to the same address and will refund any overpayment in shipping greater than $2.50.

By purchasing this item you agree to my shop’s policies. Please take time to read them.

Vintage book journal--you choose the book // Stories of Adventure // Recycled Book by PrairiePeasant


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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: book covers, paper, waxed linen thread
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from Canada
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