Midi Hardcover Journal – Mira Botanica: Flemish Rose
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Paperblanks Flemish Rose full size journal is housed in a handsome cover based on the 16th century Flemish script illustartor Joris Hoefnagel (1542-1601). The cover image is taken from “The Mira calligraphiae monumenta” or Model Book of Calligarphy and is considered as one of the last important examples of European manuscript Illumination. Today this important book can be found in the Getty Museum Collection.
The cover of the Paperblanks Mira Botanica Flemish Rose does not just features Hoefnagel beautiful illustration of roses and insects it also reprints the wonderful caligraphy from the 16th ccentury manuscript both in ink and subtle debossing. The page reproduced as the cover is known as: Wainscot, French Rose, Wasplike Insect, English Daisy and Caterpillar.
Archival quality heavy quality 120gsm paper ensures your writting will be preserved over time. This Paperblanks Ultra Notebook is smythe sewn which enables the book to lay flat, which leaves more room for writing.
The Joris Hoefnagel Flemish Rose design captures the thirst for understanding our natural world that was a hallmark of the renaissance.