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Quo Vadis Habana - Black, Lined (6.30 x 9.45)
Product Code Q249-1
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This medium-sized black leatherette cover Quo Vadis Habana notebook features 80 ruled sheets of 85g Clairefontaine ivory, super smooth paper, an elastic closure, and an inside pocket for notes and cards.
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Quo Vadis Habana - Black, Lined (6.30 x 9.45)

This medium-sized black leatherette cover Quo Vadis Habana notebook features 80 ruled sheets of 85g Clairefontaine ivory, super smooth paper, an elastic closure, and an inside pocket for notes and cards.

Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Business Days
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Quo Vadis Habana - Black, Lined (6.30 x 9.45) is rated 4.7708 out of 5 by 48.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My #1 choice for journals Until I got the Habana, I was a Moleskine fan. In fact, I have five or six of them filled, and had three still in their wrappers. But, the last two were not up to their former level of quality - rough paper, poor binding (my last one split the cover just from normal use) and pricey. I spent time researching new journals and was headed toward a Rhodia web book when Brian recommended I investigate the Quo Vadis line. The quality, size (bigger) and Clairefontane ivory paper convinced me. I am using one now and it is satisfactory in every way. I am a convert and recommend them if you keep a journal, or just like to write on first class ivory paper.
Date published: 2014-10-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My new notebook, no more searching. I'm a fiction writer, and though I don't keep a journal, I keep extensive notes on work I have going at any given time. I have to have nice notebooks, and I have a shelf of them; I refer back to them from time to time. I mean, I have a WHOLE shelf of them. Until I started using fountain pens again, I used Moleskine. I have tried ALL of the premium brands, and until now, the Rhodia Webbie has been the one I did not think anything could topple from its pedestal. This one did. Best notebook, hands down. Beautiful paper, excellent narrow lining (most lining is too wide for my tastes) lied flat -- BEST. NOTEBOOK. EVER. A bargain at any price.
Date published: 2014-10-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from For Comparison With the Rhodia Webbie Got this Habana to compare with my (previously) preferred Rhodia Webbies - but the Jury is still out. Love the Rhodia Dot, but with the close ruling and full page writability on the Quo Vadis there is a great deal more info recorded on each page. Clairfontaine Paper is perfect in both, and it writes well on both sides of the page with a wide variety of FP inks and nibs from EEF to OB. Smooth but not slippery. NO shadow or bleed through. I am not ready to decide between the Webbie and the Habana, but the pages are filling up in the Habana faster than in the Webbie. Try them both and then decide.
Date published: 2014-10-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Smooth writing, ludicrous drying requirements I bought this notebook to try it out for organizing some of my story ideas for this years books. The dry times and the cover are the two biggest drawbacks. I know some inks are worse than others for dry time requirements on good paper, that being said, Every ink I have (there is quite a few bottles in my collection) has an issue with this paper. one of my best inks for drying normally is Bad Black Moccasin. Even with a Pilot Metropolitan Medium nib, I would get transfer from my writing when I closed the book. Just for these pictures, I waited two minutes exactly before closing the book and setting the strap. I have only had this problem one other time and that was with Noodlers Green Marine on one of my Rhodia Webby's. The Bad black moccasin dries fine on the Rhodia and doesn't transfer like this. I will definitely be going back to the Leuchtturm's for my story line and idea books. The other thing I have a problem with isn't a big deal really, just a minor annoyance. The cover is very flimsy. It makes the otherwise decent looking notebook into a cheap feeling book that is too large for any good pen caddy system. The paper is smooth, and writes very well. It is a good notebook overall as long as you don't get in a hurry and close the book to soon after writing. It shows the beautiful colors of the caran d'ache divine pink as well as the Noodler's Black Swan in Australian Roses very well. Overall I would say it is a good book to use, it just fails for my needs as an idea book. When this book is filled, I will be switching back to the Leuchtturm1917 for ideas and Rhodia Webby for full rough drafts and character building stories.
Date published: 2015-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Product! Everything about this notebook exceeded my expectations. My decision was between the Webnotebook and the Habana. I made the right call. Even though the paper is 5g lighter than its competitor, there were no bleed through troubles. That's saying something; I used a pointed dip flex pen with India ink... The leather feels great, the back pocket holds a decent amount, and the elastic stays fairly tight. As you'd expect, it takes a while to dry if you're using a saturated ink and a wet pen. Be sure to check if it's dry before you close this journal or the opposite page Can get sloppy. The margins are perfect for anything at or below a medium nib. I'd feel cramped if it was more than a medium. Don't hesitate with this product! It's a keeper.
Date published: 2014-10-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for journaling I have been using the 6.25x9.25 Quo Vadis Habana for personal journaling for over a year now. The paper is high quality. No problem writing on both sides, which in the end, saves money by making full use of the paper. I use a variety of vintage and contemporary fountain pens for my journals. The Habana handles all ink flow characteristics with ease; and there is no bleed-through. I like dealing with the Goulet Pen Co. The prices are good; shipping is fast and reasonable; and my items always arrive with a personal touch that bespeaks the seller actually cares about quality and customer satisfaction. I especially like dealing with this new generation of entrepreneurs like Brian and Rachel Goulet. They and their crew represent what is good about America and why people of my generation can be hopeful about the future of our great nation. Dr. Neil D. Anderson Asbury University Wilmore, Kentucky
Date published: 2014-10-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Ultimate in Notebooks Quo Vadis Habana for me is the ultimate in fountain pen friendly notebooks. With the smooth ivory paper, the lay flat design, the different colored covers, they are what you can wish for in a notebook. I really love these notebooks and the price after the discount is great if not exceptional. But they make up for it in the excellent packing and shipping. I got the books in mint condition even though it had to travel from US to India. Great product backed by exceptional service.
Date published: 2014-10-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Journal for Small Writing Just received my very first Quo Vadis Habana. Love the paper, love the size. Wish the paper came in white; but the ivory is very nice. No bleed through at all, even with a wet pen and dark ink, not even much show through. Paper is nearly perfect. The only issue is that the lines are very narrow. I'm used to a bit wider ruled paper. Overall the journal is very well made, very comfortable to use (lies flat), and the size is perfect for me. Next time I just may shoot for the blank one instead of the narrow-lined version.
Date published: 2014-10-20
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