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Individual Book Details: A0057

Record Date
Collection Name
1830 Palmyra
Ownership Type
Special Collections
Michigan State University
Lansing, MI
1830 Book of Mormon, Michigan State University
Notes found at:
Inscription from Anna Maria Brown Tuttle, and Joseph Socrates Tuttle
Gifted to the University from E.K Warren Foundation in 1951
Unique Features
Spine: Rebound Spine, Book taped and gold lining on top and bottom of spine and around title ribbon
Spine Lettering and Label: Original title ribbon reattached. Gold lettering present.
Cover: general wear marks on outer upper and lower corners. leather flaking on spine edge. Dark discolored spot on lower right corner.
Binding: Cover/Spine hinge still connected. Front endpapers intact. Decorative image of a paper scroll on back end papers recto and verso, no inscription.
Title Page: Intact. triangular cockling crease marks on upper right and lower left corners. Name of Tuttle in upper right corner in pencil. Discolored spot in right edge margin near first paragraph.
Text: Triangular Cockling continued on beginning pages. Slight foxing present.
Inscription: Front inside pastedown listing “Maria Brown’s Premium 1839” in Decorative Ink 3/4s of the page. Additional names Maria Brown Tuttle and J.S. Tuttle Niles in pencil,
Notes: Front inside pastedown listing “63712” in ink in upper edge.