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Individual Book Details: A0040

Record Date
Collection Name
1830 Palmyra
Ownership Type
Special Collections
State Historical Society of Missouri
Columbia, MO
1830 Book of Mormon
Obtained August 1994 from state unclaimed property acquisition
Unique Features
Spine: Intact, visible vertical cracking. Gold lines visible
Spine Lettering and Label: Black label attached. All gold lettering visible,
Cover: repair on cover or significant discoloration on front cover. Clear line color change from inch down top right, going horizontal an inch away from spine then vertically down to lower left corner.
Binding: In tact, board still attached. faded pencil marks on front pastedown
Title Page: intact, torn section removed upper right corner, small dark mark lower left corner, triangular page bend upper right and lower left corners, water stain center left near gutter left of the paragraphs.
Text: full text, some page rips
Inscription: none recorded
Notes: small printed news article relating to Joseph Smith, his history and death in 1844. Book kept in red clamshell container