Leather Bound Journal

A stunning leather-bound hand made refillable writing book bound with the finest Italian full grain naturally tanned leather.

The hides are known as “full-grain” which means that the skin surface is as it came off the cow, just without the hair. The surface of the skin has not been buffed. This leaves all the character that were naturally on the cow’s skin; scars, blemishes etc. As a result, each product is unique to the owner. Tanner Bates - No two the same

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Our leather bound journal is perfect for the creative spirit or the business person wanting to impress clients with something other than run of the mill notebooks. Whether you write, sketch or design, chase business deals and close sales this is the essential stationary accessory for you.

Tanner Bates Journals make great presents especially for those who care about the environment and the preservation of Britain's important traditional crafts.

Leuchtturm 1917 Journal features


• 251 numbered plain pages
• 8 perforated and detachable sheets
• Gusseted pocket
• Blank table of contents and numbered pages
• 2 Page markers
• Elastic enclosure band
• Thread-bound book opens flat
• Ink-proof paper (80 g/sqm)
• Sticker for labelling and archiving
• Dimensions: 145 x 210 mm


Leather Bound Journal |  Refillable Bound Leather Journal by Tanner Bates

Complimentary personalisation of up to 12 characters is available. We use traditional bookbinders brass type (24pt Gill Sans) embossed on the front in the lower right corner. The hot stamping process allows you to choose between gold, silver, black and blind (no colour) embossing. 

Please note, personalised items cannot be exchanged or returned.


This binding is far too good to be used only once so we make this special writing book refillable so you can use the binding again and again, the leather becoming more beautiful with time.

Leather Bound Journal |  Refillable Bound Leather Journal by Tanner Bates

This re-fillable Journal came about as a collaboration between two traditional skills - the leatherworker and the bookbinder. The leather binding is made entirely by hand using naturally tanned leather.

Available in a choice of two types of leather:

Full grain Italian hide in 2 classic leather colours: Saddle Tan and Conker.

Oak Bark Tanned brown bridle leather from East Devon UK with its rich patina and ancient provenance.

Love your Leather

Our leather is ethically and sustainably processed. The tannery uses a mixture of tree barks to transform the animal hides to leather. This is an ancient tradition which yields the familiar leather smell. Natural oils evaporate over time and need replenishing. Your leather benefits from and will look its very best if given an occasional dose of natural waxes and oils. Our Leather care information card is included with every purchase.

Tanner Bates products are made from distinctive and unusual leathers. It is our speciality.

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Corporate Gift

This product is also available as a corporate gift. To discuss your corporate gift needs, enquire about corporate product personalisation and place your order please contact us.