I somewhat prematurely announced that the sketch book search was over, but after only a couple of days the sketchbooks I had ordered online already look minging and have fallen apart.
Help arrived from Canada today: Katherine, CD at Fjord Montreal, who is spending a month with us brought me a present. It’s a Spanish sketch book by the name of Miquelrius. After a bit of digging around online I found the A5 version. It’s perfect.