Description is exactly "Bound in a medieval style with folios sewn using a French link stitch. Endsheets and extra gatherings at front and back added during the sewing, tapes added during the sewing and then frayed, shaved leather added in spaces between the tapes. Headbands made with hemp cords and linen thread. Vellum piece prepared for spine, tabs then cut, glued, and sanded. Composite boards made of two binders boards and eight sheets, glued together in alternating steps, then sanded and beveled. Leather attached to the cover, filler used on the inside covers. All edges painted."