Bound in smooth black leather. Gilt title on spine with gilt design above and below title. Blind stamped open arebesque on covers with blind double ruled border. Tan end papers.
In comparison with other editions Hymn 16 was used. 1871 edition has two verses printed on page 21. Signature mark 'C' on bottom of page. Page  is the Index to first lines. A straight line is used to divide title from the index.
Preface to the fourteen edition signed: George Q. Cannon.