Front, back covers black leather. Spine printed in gold. Five lines, spaced one inch apart from cover, spine, cover. Three edges of both covers are gold tooled design. Pages of books are edged in gold. Book has 448 pages with two fly leaves front and back. Index on page 443. Many illustrations contained in book. Back of title page (page 2) is a very detailed illustration of symbols of the Catholic Church, the priest offering the body of Christ. Page 4 are some Italian names, name of publisher. Page five has copyright date, where published. Page 5 might be a letter from the author. Page 7 is a table of movable feasts from the year 1954 to 1973. Page nine is the beginning of the mass.