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Individual Book Details: A0059

Record Date
Collection Name
1830 Palmyra
Ownership Type
Special Collections
Bethany College
Bethany, WV
1830 Book of Mormon, Alexander Campbell
Part of the Private Library of Alexander Campbell, transferred to Bethany College.
Alexander Campbell (1788-1866), was a minister with his father who influenced the Campbellite-Restoration movement within the 2nd Great Awakening of the early 1800’s.
Unique Features
Spine: Worn and signs of deterioration. Middle lines present, but gold worn off.
Spine Lettering and Label: right half missing. letters “BOOK O….MOR” visible but gold worn away.
Cover: Detached cover, diagonal scratch from upper left down to center edge. Wear mark on right edges.
Binding: Cover detached from hinge. Front end papers present.
Title Page: Present and attached. slight triangular cockling on both upper and lower left corners. Bethany College ink stamp on upper right corner.
Text: various annotations in pencil on margins throughout text block.
Inscription: inside front cover in ink listing “A. Campbell Bethany Va”. front end paper recto in pencil: Library of B*** (illegible). 2nd end paper recto in ink: A. Campbell Bethany Va”
Notes: Back inside cover oval ink stamped “Bethany College Carnegie Library” & “29681” in pencil in upper left corner, & center back inside cover illegible writing in pencil. Back end paper verso, Illegible writing in pencil.