- The Universe Journal
The Universe Journal
This intriguing journal's Gryffindor-ish stylings reproduce the binding of The Universe: Or, the Infinitely Great and the Infinitely Little, an encyclopedia of the sciences by French naturalist Félix-Archimède Pouchet (1800-1872), published in London in 1870 and designed by John Leighton. Its cover medallions' words and images herald '' Air Water Fire,'' '' Vegetable Animal Mineral,'' and in the center -- '' The Universe,'' spheres indicating latitude and longitude, with zodiac symbols within. Smooth matte hardcover journal is embossed with gold foil highlights. Elegant gold ribbon bookmark complements the design. 160 lightly-lined writing pages. Acid-free archival paper takes pen and pencil beautifully. Inside back cover pocket holds notes, reminders, business cards, etc. Handsome bronze endpapers complement the design. Journal measures 6-1/4 inches wide by 8-1/4 inches high.