The whole binding "à la française" in brown goat leather, is covered with a complex mosaic decorated according to the technique "à la Krause". The upper and lower edges are in black and ochre goatskin. The cover is composed of a rectangular inlay of python skin gilded with 23-carat gold leaf, two horizontal bands of ivory and an engraved ebony plate. The title in calf leather laminated with 23 carat gold leaf is placed above a large tiger's eye. The binding is protected by a folder and a decorated case.
Height 32.3 cm
Width 25 cm