Black vertically striated sheep with a gilt ornamental border on the covers, gilt ornaments and ornamental bands on the backstrip, gray marbled endsheets, "Sally Phelps" vertically in gilt in the front cover; rejointed with new leather, the front and back hinges reinforced with tissue, worn at the corners.
Sally Phelps’s bookplate on the front pastedown. Sally (Stella) Waterman Phelps (1797–1874) was the wife of W. W. Phelps.
Pages i–iv, 5–121, i–iv printed in gold. The last page of text (p. v) printed in black and supplied from another copy. Scattered stains and soiling.