The confessions of Saint Augustine
From: The confessions of S. Augustine: in ten books (1900), front cover.
Notes: Bound in publisher's velucent binding by Cedric Chivers. "The two human figures, lettering, and the areas with the purple background were painted on paper, then covered with transparent vellum. Other elements were then added on top of the vellum--such as the round, pink mother-of-pearl shell in the "C," the gold lines, and gold squares around the two figures." --Publisher's note.