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Northbooks Notebook / Journal
For Northbooks, the mission is to bring you great quality notebooks sourced and made with much love from Uncle Sam’s melting pot, thus helping you enjoy your writing times.
Cool, cream color and Spartan design minimize distraction. Ruled pages for orderly note-taking. Smooth papers that don’t produce drag with pens. Bleed- and feathering-resistant.
May not lay completely flat due to sturdy binding.
8 x 5 inches
Blank, dots, stripes or squares
Rite in the Rain Top-Spiral Notebook
Rite in the Rain has been doing one thing, and one thing only, for over a century now: providing all-weather stationery for the outdoor professional and enthusiast.
Waterproof cover and pages. Take notes in the rain with pen from the company or regular pencils. Sturdy and durable cover and binding. Thick pages don’t tear off easily.
There might be a somewhat waxy feel to it.
6 x 4 inches
College-ruled; vertical dots
7 colors available
SamutNote Plain Handmade Notebook
SamutNote makes beautifully unique handmade notebooks for the pleasure of writers. It makes sure that every step of the process gets as much love and care as it can handle.
Eye-friendly Low-Eye Strain paper for comfort. Lays flat. Cute and well-made. Durable binding. Fits into pockets and slim purses snugly.
Some of them do not match the described measurements.
6 x 4 inches
Brown; 20 patterns available
Field Notes Kraft Ruled 3-Pack
Field Notes manufactures a fine collection of memo notebooks, calendars, and similar office stationery and accessories that are smartly-designed and classically-styled.
Good quality paper. Durable saddle-stitch binding. Small, lightweight, and portable. Fits in pockets and purses. Pleasant old-school feel.
Doesn’t have a lot of pages.
5.5 x 3.5 inches
Graph, ruled, blank
Mead Spiral 1-Subject Notebook
Mead, a household name, has been in the business of making products that help youngsters and adults organize, learn, and create for over 150 years.
Lightweight. Papers have smooth surface for writing on. Perforated edges tear out easily for binding. Available in bright, fun colors.
Covers may be a bit flimsy.
10.5 x 8 inches
Wide-ruled, college ruled
Side spiral binding
5 colors & assortment available