END PAPERS EDITION - Fall 2018

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END PAPERS EDITION - Fall 2018

12.95

A slim profile. Perfectly simple, sturdy covers. Vintage marbled end papers. High-quality paper stock. Sewn-in-signature binding. These 68-page journals are just the place for a life-list, a collection of ideas, or the outline of that project you’ve been waiting to start. You know the one.

The “End Papers” Edition feels a bit more permanent than a simple use-and-abuse Memo Book; it’s aclassic and practical take on a personal journal.

Paper marbling is a creative, dynamic craft that has been practiced for centuries. It has most often been used for producing singular and abstract patterns to adorn the end papers of hand-bound, hard cover books. (End papers serve as a means to attach a “block” of pages to a book’s cover.).

These 2-Packs feature one of each French Construction “Timber Green” and “Nightshift Blue” 100#C with debossed text and 70#T “endpapers” duplexed inside for an extra-heavy-duty cover.

64 pages of Mohawk Via Vellum 70#T “Pure White” are Smyth-sewn in signatures, then glued into the covers, like “Dime Novel” and “Signature” editions.

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • 01. Proudly printed by the good people of eDOC Communications, Mount Prospect, Ill.

  • 02. Cover: French Paper 100#C “Timber Green” and “Nightshift Blue” with a tinted varnish, debossed by Nu Wave Die Cutting & Finishing, Chicago, Ill.

  • 03. Endpaper patterns reproduced in process color on Mohawk Via Vellum 70#T “Pure White,” with permission of the University of Washington Collection of Marbled Papers: (Green) Vintage 19th c. marbled paper, Schrottel pattern UW 39509, Z271.3 M37 U56 1700. (Blue) Vintage 19th c. marbled paper, Antique straight pattern UW 39508, Z271.3 M37 U56 1700.

  • 04. Innards: Mohawk Via Vellum 70#T “Pure White,” with a fine, 1-color application of “Mist Gray” soy-based Saphira ink.

  • 05. Cover and innards printed on a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 40" 6-color printing press.

  • 06. Bound with Coats Dual Duty C8167 “Natural” thread on a Smyth Freccia sewing machine and Muller Martini Norm binder at Harris Bindery, Downers Grove, Ill.

  • 07. Corners precisely rounded to a 3/8" (9.5mm) radius with a Challenge SCM double round-corner machine.

  • 08. Ruled lines (right-hand pages): 1/4" (6.5mm).

  • 09. Memo book dimensions are 3-1/2" × 7" (89mm × 178mm).

  • 10. FIELD NOTES uses only the Futura typeface family (Paul Renner, 1927) in its materials.

  • 11. All FIELD NOTES memo books are printed and manufactured in the U.S.A.

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