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Individual Book Details: A0055

Record Date
Collection Name
1830 Palmyra
Ownership Type
Special Collections
Marietta College
Marietta, OH
1830 Book of Mormon, Marietta College
Deeded to the College as part of the Rodney M. Stimson Collection in 1900.
Stimson (1822-1913) was a lawyer, newspaper editor and librarian for the State of Ohio and Marietta College.
Unique Features
Spine: Repaired top and bottom edge. Gold lining faintly visible. Library marking on lower section “S 298 S65”,
Spine Lettering and Label: Black ribbon present, slight deterioration at edges. Gold lettering faintly visible
Cover: Book tape on top and bottom of spine wrapped around onto upper and lower left cover corners. Color change on left edge near spine. Wear marks on upper and lower right corners. Back cover: the same book tape on upper and lower spine edge corners. color change (adhesive/preservation) on edge near spine.
Binding: In tact. Bookplate Sticker listing Marietta College Library on front pastedown. Back pastedown has “For Reference” library sticker with old library card envelope
Title Page: present. triangular cockling paper folding on all four corners. Very small dog ear fold over on upper and lower right corners. foxing and ink marks above “of Mormon”, “Plates” and second paragraph.
Text: Full, no known annotations
Inscription: none recorded
Notes: Page 212 “122”. Page 144, line 26 “obout”. Page 414 line 1 “nobler”