Coptic Journal / Sketchbook / Notebook

$ 20.00

This is a Coptic bound book with covers made from blue-green fabric and decorative glass insert, it contains plenty of pages for writing, sketching, or making notes.

Details
Size: approx 5 x 4 inches
Cover: Blue-green cloth hard cover with decorative glass insert
Paper: Medium thickness light tan flecked plain paper
Number of Pages: 192 (double sided)
Binding: Coptic binding with green linen thread

The Story
The chain stitch is the earliest form of book sewing dating back to the 2nd century and was used by early Egyptians and is therefore often called Coptic stitch. This type of binding is sewn across the spine of the book and is strong enough to allow for the spine to be left exposed, allowing for decorative patterns to be created. The pages lie flat when open making it easy to use for writing or drawing.

 

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