Based on simplified French binding. Endsheets of Fabriano Roma handmade paper. Harmatan goatskin in dark green and biscuit cover the front and back boards. Insets on front board include the focal design and title. Larger inset based on centuries-old cuir-ciselé technique. Inner cross in scarlet represents Christ's blood shed for mankind. Seven diamond-shaped cutouts are for the "biblical seven" symbolizing fullness, completeness, or perfection as referred to in the text. Cut in center of cross further emphasizes the love God had in His reunion with men. Smaller inset hand lettered using gothicized italic hand.
Burkhard, Catherine, “Burkhard,” Bridwell Library Special Collections Exhibitions, accessed October 2, 2023, https://bridwell.omeka.net/items/show/2286.