A top grain, durable leather with 150 pages of 8 1/2″ x 11″, blank ivory paper. This archival quality 20 lb paper insures your ideas, writings and sketches will be retained for years. The hand stitched paper binding with wax infused cord also ensures those writings will remain in the journal for reference. This piece of leather has what tanners call ‘imperfections”, spots on the leather from the tanning process and clamp marks also from the tanning process. Not to mention holes from running into the fence, scratches from rubbing on trees or whatever and occasionally a brand. Those markings along with the actual tanners edge to the covering makes this journal unique and unlike any other journal made, even ours. All surface characteristics touches along with our commitment to the quality of manufacturing make this and and every other journal we make very special.