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Individual Book Details: A0031

Record Date
Collection Name
1830 Palmyra
Ownership Type
Special Collections
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
1830 Book of Mormon, Stanford University
Donated to the University library on March 13, 1930 by John Howell, book collector and donor to the University. Held in library special collections since then.
Unique Features
Spine: Intact and attached to cover, gold lines visible. Library call number in white lettering at the bottom. Hinge points showing some wear
Spine Lettering and Label: black label present, gold lines visible on both top and bottom of label. Gold lettering visible with some wear. Second M in Mormon worn down.
Cover: Intact. normal wear and slight scratches on front cover. Small white marks on front bottom and middle right. Back cover shows leather marbling and curved horizontal white mark from mid spine to mid back cover.
Binding: Intact, front end paper separated from front pastedown paper. Two front end papers present. Large bookplate sticker with “STANFORD VNIVERSITY LIBRARY” adhered to front pastedown page with pencil “V 289.5 B72”.
Title Page: Present and intact. Slight foxing lower page edge, no markings. Triangular folding on all four corners
Text: Full and complete, no markings/highlights found, circular embossing stamp with library logo stamped into eight witnesses page with ink stamp “388444” above and pencil “Hi” nearby. Blue speckling present on page edges
Inscription: None found
Notes: Photostat copy of 4 page preface attached to back of the book endpapers.
preface “IV”, pg: 144 line 36 “about”, pg 212: “122” error, pg 487: 7 present, but lower aligned,