The bible is rectangular with a cardboard coverboard covered in black textured leather. The edges of the covers are plated in gold brass. Front cover has a sphere latch attachment on center right edge. Back cover has hoop latch attachment on center left edge. Cover depicts title in gold surrounded by Ivy plants and Oak branches with acorns. New Testament page depicts title and logo for the Oxford University Press: a shield containing three crowns and an open book. Right edges of paper are painted gold.