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Individual Book Details: A0063

Record Date
Collection Name
1830 Palmyra
Ownership Type
Private Collection
Private Owner
1830 Book of Mormon, Brown Ribbon
Brown title ribbon, rare and traditionally associated to Hyrum Smith
Letter included in documents listing 1938, owned by N.S. Cowley
Moved via private hands & transferred to new owner in 2017.
Unique Features
Spine: small section missing at top. Gold lines visible.
Spine Lettering and Label: Brown title ribbon, “small” title format and full title visible.
Cover: wear marks at top and bottom right corners. scratch mark in center. irregular leather mark at top left.
Binding: cover/spine hinge in tact. Single front and single back endpaper.
Title Page: triangular cockling present between 2nd title and paragraphs and at author lines. Small brown mark near gutter at lower left of 2nd paragraph.
Text: Full text, no known markings. various foxing.
Inscription: front end paper verso”. illegible “..Gordon(SP)” in pencil.
Notes: front inside cover, various pencil marks. Preface “iv”. Page 144, line 36, “obout”. Page 212: “122”, page 487 proper page number, page 521, line 8/9: “mur-derers”. Proper 3 witness page. 8 witness page (verso): noticeable brown mark upper center. Inside back cover: wear mark very lower right corner (moth chew mark?)