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Individual Book Details: A0062

Record Date
Collection Name
1830 Palmyra
Ownership Type
Special Collections
Wisconsin Historical Society
Madison, WI
1830 Book of Mormon, Wisconsin Historical Society, Schroeder
University Stamp of Jan 23 1956, likely the date of record to the Historical Society
Inscriptions of AT Schroeder, and other books coming from the Schroeder collection
A.T. Schroeder collection was mentioned in Dialog Magazine in 1960, Schroeder was the lead prosecutor against B.H Roberts in the 1899 congressional hearings regarding eligibility for Congress
Unique Features
Spine: Present, separating from bindings. worn on top and bottom
Spine Lettering and Label: Black ribbon mostly present, vertical section missing at Letter O in Of and Partial MON.
Cover: Leather wear and cracking. Wear marks in upper right corner. Illegible inscription in black.
Binding: Covers and spine detached. Gatherings still stitched together.
Title Page: triangular cockling present on all four corners. Red underlines under “Lamanites which are” and “it be the fault of men”. Rubber stamp in purple listing A.T Schroeder lower right corner. Water stains top and lower right corners.
Text: Preface page: rubber stamp in red listing Jan 23 1956, upper left corner. No other markings known.
Inscription: Inside front cover listing A.T Schroeder in pencil
Notes: Back inside cover showing rubber stamp in purple listing A.T. Schroeder. Also in pencil: “First Edition, Palmyra, 1830 Very Scarce” with “15.00” and other pencil marks.

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