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Individual Book Details: A0030

Record Date
Collection Name
1830 Palmyra
Ownership Type
Special Collections
University of Redlands, San Francisco Theological Seminary
San Anselmo, CA
1830 Book of Mormon, Mary Cahoon
Gift of Melvin Sutley, Philadelphia on Feb. 10, 1955 to the University, held since then.
Inscription stating ownership of Mary Calhoon by her son Reynolds Calhoon
Unique Features
Spine: In tact, Vertical Wear lines
Spine Lettering and Label: Present, all gold lettering on title ribbon, 3 sets of gold lines existing, gold lines present on top and bottom
Cover: In tact, various wear and scratch marks, significant discoloration (repair?) on lower right
Binding: page separation between front pastedown and first end paper,
Title Page: Present, circular embossment near lower right corner, stain mark lower part of page through the word “BY”. small dark spot top of the page near the word “THE”
Text: Full text, considerable darker pages and foxing, but text still visible
Inscription: Front end paper in ink: “Property of of(sic) Mary Calhoon given to her by her son Reynolds Calhoun, High Priest and Council for the Bishop of the Church of the Latter-Day Saints in Kirtland” signed Mary Calhoon
Notes: Severe ink mark on end paper verso, back of inscription page and opposite of title page. Front pastedown page stamped with “Library of the San Francisco Theological Seminary San Anselmo California”. Front pastedown page contains bookplate sticker listing “Gift of Melvin Sutley, Philadelphia Feb 10, 1955”