The pocket journal favored by by Van Gogh, Hemingway, Matisse and Chatwin is back, now manufactured by Modo & Modo in Italy. The elegant Moleskine journal, a simple rectangle, is bound in black "oilcloth," its pages held in place with a handy elastic band. This is the classic 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 original, square ruled. The acid-free paper is thread bound to handle wear and tear. With an expandable note holder inside.