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Individual Book Details: A0049

Record Date
Collection Name
1830 Palmyra
Ownership Type
Special Collections
Indiana University - Lilly
Bloomington, IN
1830 Book of Mormon, Lilly
Back end paper listing: G. Furman 1830 Brooklyn L.I. (Long Island)
Acquired by Josiah Kirby Lilly Jr. from book dealer A.S.W Rosenbach of Philadelphia
Lilly’s personal file listing acquisition as “85 + 5 = $90).
Lilly gifted collection to IU in 1950’s.
Unique Features
Spine: Clean. seven sets of gold lines visible. Top and bottom edge clean, no signs of wear.
Spine Lettering and Label: Black ribbon present. Gold lettering present. (smaller font format)
Cover: Intact. Marbling still present.
Binding: Intact,
Title Page: Intact, No markings. Noticeable triangular/diamond paper cockling
Text: no markings recorded. triangular paper cockling matching title page throughout text block.
Inscription: Back end paper verso listing “G. Furman Sept 1830 Brooklyn, L.I.”
Notes: Front pastedown, round bookplate sticker listing “ex libris, Josiah Kirby Lilly” Back pastedown, bookplate library sticker with call numbers, also in upper right section in red, “1:117”