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Individual Book Details: A0004

Record Date
Collection Name
1830 Palmyra
Ownership Type
Special Collections
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
1830 Book of Mormon, Joseph Smith Inscription
Front endpaper listing Joseph Smith Jr, 1830
Library listed as BX8623 1830 copy 2.
Unique Features
Spine: full spine. noticeable vertical cracking. Six sets of gold lines shown, top set missing/faded
Spine Lettering and Label: Black ribbon attached. Full title in gold lettering (larger format).
Cover: darker varnishing on front cover, lighter strip at top edge. slight wear on right edge and right upper and lower corners
Binding: spine/cover hinges in tact. two front end papers attached. two back end papers attached Back cover: Darker varnishing and faded in upper right corner and noticeable scratch marks
Title Page: Attached. irregular cockling on lower half of page. Library hole punch embossment in top right corner. Foxing present through page.
Text: Full text block, no known annotations.
Inscription: Front end paper recto: “Joseph Smith Jr 1830 Harmony Sesquhanannah(sic) County, St of Pennsylvannia(sic)”. Bleed through back verso of the page.
Notes: second front end paper verso: library call numbers in pencil. Three witness page contains library hole punch embossment, top edge.
Preface page “iv”. Page 144, line 36 “obout”. Page 212 “122”. Proper page number 487. Page 521 line 8/9, “rum-derers”. Three Witness page, line 10, proper “seen”.