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Individual Book Details: A0064

Record Date
09/01/2023
Collection Name
1830 Palmyra
Ownership Type
Special Collections
Owner
University of Utah
Location
Salt Lake City, UT
Description
1830 Book of Mormon, B.H. Roberts
Provenance
Inscription listing B.H. Roberts
Initially held at the University under the B.H. Roberts papers, moved to Rare Books in 2018
Listed as University Library copy number 5
Unique Features
Spine: gold lines faded. noticeable wear on top edge.
Spine Lettering and Label: black ribbon present. Wear mark on right edge. Gold lettering fading.
Cover: darker varnish on cover, noticeable scratches. Noticeable wear on lower right corner. Pitted scratch mark middle section closer to spine. Back cover sear on edged and dark spot lower left corner with small horizontal scratch mid-section near spine.
Binding: noticeable wear at spine/cover hinges. Single front and single back endpaper.
Title Page: Intact. annotations in blue and red ink lower right corner. Signs of residual sticker pealed off on lower section over printing date.
Text: Heavily annotated. Various markings and underlines in pencil throughout text block.
Inscription: Front endpaper recto listing “B H Roberts book” underlined in pen. Various markings in pencil on inside cover and front endpaper.
Notes: Preface “iv”. Page 144, line 36 proper “about”. Proper page number 212. Proper page number 487. Page 521 line 8/9, “mur-derers”. Three Witness Page line 10, “seeen”

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