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- 240 lined pages
- Acid-free archival quality paper
- Smythe sewn binding
- Ribbon page marker
- Memento pouch
- Clasp closure
- Height: 170mm
- Width: 120mm
This journal reproduces a 1688 binding of 'L’office de la Semaine Sainte', a French liturgy which contained the intricate rules that governed life during Holy Week, determined by the first full moon after the vernal equinox.
The gilt-edged, handtooled design is known as 'fanfare', an intricate decorative technique reserved for books of great importance because of the the level of skill required by the bookbinder.