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Individual Book Details: A0065

Record Date
Collection Name
1830 Palmyra
Ownership Type
Special Collections
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
1830 Book of Mormon, John A Widtsoe
Two distinct stamps listing John A. Widtsoe.
Unique Features
Spine: Gold lines visible. Noticeable wear on top of spine. Scratch/rub marks on very bottom (removal of library call numbers?).
Spine Lettering and Label: Black title ribbon attached. Small format title. Gold lettering visible.
Cover: various scratch marks on front cover. Wear marks on upper and lower right corners. Bottom Edge showing wear/crumbling. Back cover: noticeable scratches and wear on upper and lower left corners.
Binding: Spine/cover connected, two front end papers, two back end papers.
Title Page: attached. Water stains in lower left corner. Noticeable foxing/spots in 2nd title lines set. Very faint cockling upper left and right corners.
Text: Noticeable cockling in upper left and right corners. page 579/580 page number in corner, cut/ripped out, main page remains. First Nephi page has significant dark spot lower center through the words “make” and “the learning”. Thin water staining on edge of paper block.
Inscription: None
Notes: Front inside cover: Ink Stamps of “John A Widtsoe” in cursive, (one right-side up, one upside down). Front end paper recto: Different Ink Stamp of “John A Widtsoe” in block lettering. Preface Page: “iv”. Page 144 line 36: “about”. Page 212: “122”. Proper page number 487. Page 521: “mur-derers”. Three Witness page, line 10, “seen”