Description is exactly "French style binding with laced-in boards. Bound in bois de rose buffalo skin with back-pared onlays of goat and buffalo. Onlays embellished with hand-embroidered details using cotton embroidery floss. Hand painted border on front board in golden fluid acrylic. Title hand tooled in Gill Sans with 23 carat gold leaf. Edges decorated with sponged gouache and sprinkled with gold leaf. Hand sewn French double-core headbands in polyester thread. Edge-to-edge doublures in bois de rose buffalo skin with matching handmade Katie MacGregor paper flyleaf. Endpapers in ochre paper handmade by Katie MacGregor."