Check out our one-of-a-kind blank books made by hand from the recycled bindings of discarded public library books and other old books. These sturdy hardback bindings are covered in colorful patterned or illustrated buckram cloth, and the library stamps, pockets, and markings are left intact for added charm. The interior blank text block is perfect-bound (glued) and sewn with high quality unlined paper (white or cream unless otherwise noted) and embellished with a cloth ribbon bookmark. The page count varies for each book, but the depth of the blank text block is given in inches so you can tell how thick it is. Each book is unique and current stock is showcased here. Our blank books are suitable for writing, notes, sketches, or collage. Give a stylish and durable gift with one of these colorful books.

Category: Blank Books - Recycled Ex-library

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Blank Journal (Danny Dunn and the Fossil Cave) / Blank Book / Diary / Sketch Book

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 099807


Recycled ex-library binding with pockets, stamps, etc. titled, "Danny Dunn and the Fossil Cave" by Williams and Abrashkin. Yellow cover with red, green, and grey illustration. Journal sized: 5 " x 7 3/4" x 1/2" deep text block. Ribbon bookmark. White blank pages with a few illustrations interspersed. View more info

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Blank Journal (William Golding) / Blank Book / Diary / Sketch Book

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 123760


Recycled ex-library binding with pockets, stamps, etc. titled "William Golding." Two tone green patterned buckram cover on moss green background. Journal sized: 5 1/4" x 7 1/4" x 1/4" deep text block. Yellow ribbon bookmark. View more info

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Blank Journal (Oeil Double) / Blank Book / Diary / Sketch Book

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 126726


Recycled ex-library binding with pockets, stamps, etc. titled "Oeil Double [French]." Yellow and orange patterned buckram cover. Journal sized: 4 1/4" x 6 7/8" x 1/2" deep text block; white blank pages. Yellow ribbon bookmark. View more info

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Blank Journal (Durch Australiens Wildnis) / Blank Book / Diary / Sketch Book

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 127016


Recycled old library book with pockets, stamps, etc. from 1928, titled, "Durch Australiens Wildnis" ["Through Australia's Wildnerness" in German]. Brown swirly patterned buckram cover. Journal sized: 5 7/8" w x 8 3/4" h x 1/2" deep text block. Brown ribbon bookmark. A few pages with photos from original book interspersed amongst the blank pages. View more info

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Blank Journal (Two Gentlemen of Verona) / Blank Book / Diary / Sketch Book

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 127478


Recycled ex-library binding with pockets, stamps, etc. titled "Two Gentlemen of Verona" Bright red buckram cover. Journal sized, small format: 4 1/8" x 6 3/4" x 1/4" deep text block. Red ribbon bookmark. View more info

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Blank Journal (Economics of Private Forestry) / Blank Book / Diary / Sketch Book

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 127481


Recycled old library book with pockets, stamps, etc. from 1939, titled, "Economics of Private Forestry" Reddish brown cover with gilt lettering and gilt tree on spine. Journal sized: 5 5/8" w x 9" h x 3/8" deep text block. Black ribbon bookmark. A few pages with from original book included. View more info

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Blank Journal (Simplified Diet Manual - with meal patterns) / Blank Book / Diary / Sketch Book

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 128374


Recycled old book titled "Simplified Diet Manual - with meal patterns." Text block is 6" w x 9" tall x 3/8" deep. Bright red cover. Some meal patterns and an RDA chart from the original text left in amongst the blank pages. Red ribbon bookmark. View more info

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Blank Journal (AC/DC) / Blank Book / Diary / Sketch Book

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 130211


Recycled ex-library binding with pockets, stamps, etc. titled "AC/DC." Brown and mustard yellow patterned buckram cloth binding; bright with sharp edges. Journal sized, 5" w x 7 5/8" h x 1/4" deep text block. Some dialogue pages from the original wacky theatre script interspersed amongst the blank pages. Yellow and red ribbon bookmark. View more info

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Blank Journal (Wallace-Homestead Oriental Primer) / Blank Book / Diary / Sketch Book

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 131062


Recycled ex-library binding with pockets, stamps, etc. titled "Wallace-Homestead Oriental Primer." Bright and clean blue buckram cloth, Sketch book sized: 8 1/8"w x 10 3/4 " tall x 1/4" deep text block. (Approx. 130 pages.) A few pages from original book bound into the blank text block. Blue ribbon bookmark. View more info

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Blank Journal (Ground Covers for Easter Gardening)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 133260


Recycled ex-library binding with pockets, stamps, etc. titled, "Ground Covers for Easter Gardening." Red patterned buckram cloth cover with a little wear to edges. Cool endpapers from the Seattle Public Library showing double dolphin seal. Blank bright white 28 lb acid-free paper inside measures 5 1/2" w x 8 7/8"h, approximately 225 pages. A few pages of gardening illustrations and advice interspersed amongst blank pages. Red and white ribbon book mark. View more info

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Blank Journal (Gia Mia Gennese Choris Agonia)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 133386


Recycled ex-library binding with pockets, stamps, etc. titled, "Gia Mia Gennese Choris Agonia." Green patterned buckram cloth cover with a bit of spine slant. Blank bright white 28 lb acid-free paper inside measures 5" w x 8"h, approximately 130 pages. A few pages of Greek text interspersed amongst blank pages. Green ribbon book mark. This blank book is slightly imperfect with a slanted spine and the text block about 1/4" less wide than would fit perfectly, and is priced accordingly. View more info

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Blank Journal (Motor Truck Engineering Handbook)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 133388


Recycled ex-library binding with pockets, stamps, etc. titled, "Motor Truck Engineering Handbook." Blue cover with gilt lettering, design, and red corners shows edge wear. Blank bright white 28 lb acid-free paper inside measures 5 3/4" w x 8 5/8"h, approximately 120 pages. A few pages of helpful illustrations and diagrams interspersed amongst blank pages. Blue ribbon book mark. View more info

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Blank Journal (Second Seasons)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 137175


Recycled ex-library binding with pockets, stamps, etc. titled, "Second Seasons." Aqua green and blue patterned buckram cloth cover. Blank bright white 28 lb acid-free paper inside measures 5"w x 9"h. About 1/4" thick - a skinny book. Aqua green ribbon bookmark. View more info

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Blank Journal (Pestryia Pisma)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 138998


Recycled ex-library book with the usual library stamps and markings titled, "Pestryia Pisma [Russian]" from 1886. Seattle Public Library double dolphin design on endpapers. Bright blue buckram cloth cover with darker blue patterned design. Cover is especially clean and new-looking with sharp edges and no wear. Bright white 28 lb paper inside measures 5 1/2"w x 8" h. Page block is 1/2" thick. A few pages from the original book, in Russian, bound amongst blank pages. Dark blue ribbon book mark. View more info

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Blank Journal (Atoms Today & Tomorrow)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 140941


Recycled ex-library book with the usual library stamps and markings titled, "Atoms Today & Tomorrow" from the fifties. Gray cloth buckram cover with yellow and black illustrations. Cover is especially clean and new-looking with sharp edges and no wear. Bright white 28 lb paper inside measures 5 "w x 7 5/8"h. Page block is 1/2" thick. A few illustrated pages from the original book bound amongst blank pages. Black ribbon book mark. View more info

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Blank Sketch Book / Journal (Thermodynamic Properties of Steam)

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Seller ID: 140943


Recycled old book from the thirties titled, "Thermodynamic Properties of Steam." Full maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The pages inside measure 7 3/8"w x 9 3/4"h. The page block is 3/8" thick. This book has thick, creamy ivory colored blank paper. Several pages from the original book are bound amongst the blank pages - charts, graphs, and a large fold-out chart at the rear. Copper colored ribbon bookmark. View more info

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Blank Sketch Book / Journal (Building Craft Equipment)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 142332


Recycled ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings from the eighties titled, "Building Craft Equipment." Full dark dark green cloth cover with white lettering on spine. The paper inside measure 8"w x 10 1/2"h. The page block is 1/2" thick (approx. 120 pages). The paper is 28 lb. bright white and smooth. Several pages with black and white line drawings and diagrams of craft equipment (light box, loom, etc.) bound in amongst the blank pages. Moss green ribbon bookmark. View more info

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Blank Sketch Book / Journal (Successful Log Homes)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 144546


Recycled ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings from the seventies titled, "Successful Log Homes." Solid maroon buckram cloth binding with forest green corners. The paper inside measures 7 7/8"w x 10 3/8"h. The page block is 3/8" thick (approx. 150 pages). Library tape on inside hinges. The paper is 28 lb. bright white and smooth. Several pages with illustrations showing how to cut down a tree etc. included among the blank pages. Dark green ribbon bookmark. View more info

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Blank Sketch Book / Journal (Reptilien)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 144549


Recycled old German language book from the sixties titled, "Reptilien." Clear removable plastic dust jacket cover has a few small ink spots on the upper corner near the spine. The pages inside measure 8"w x 10 3/8"h. The page block is 1/2" thick (approx. 200 pages). The paper is 28 lb. bright white and smooth. Several full-page color & b&w photographs of snakes and lizards interspersed amongst the blank pages. Yellow ribbon bookmark. Not for herpetophobes! View more info

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Blank Journal (Christian & Oriental Philosophy of Art)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 145122


Recycled ex-library book with the usual library stamps and markings titled, "Christian & Oriental Philosophy of Art". Bright green and gray patterned buckram cloth cover. Bright white 28 lb paper inside measures 4 7/8 "w x 7 7/8"h. Page block is 1/2" thick. Black ribbon book mark. View more info