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Individual Book Details: A0071

Record Date
Collection Name
1830 Palmyra
Ownership Type
Special Collections
National Library of Scotland
Edinburg, Scotland, UK
1830 Book of Mormon, National Library of Scotland
Donated to the Library in 1938 by the estate of Hugh Sharp, a Scottish businessman and book collector.
Bookplate Sticker on front endpaper listing Hugh Sharp collection 1938 and National Library of Scotland.
Notes on the collection are at:
Unique Features
Spine: Gold lines now darkened but visible. Noticeable vertical cracking. Wear and missing sections at top coners.
Spine Lettering and Label: Black title ribbon present, lettering visible without gold inlay.
Cover: horizontal scratches on bottom quarter with arched color change starting from lower third of spine to inch above lower right edge.
Binding: Sinle front end paper. Inside cover pastedown separating from front endpaper.
Title Page: present and attached. triangular cockling on top right and left corner and lower left corner. Inscription at top edge, crossed out: Illegible first name, “Patterson” last name.
Text: No markings recorded
Inscription: Front pastedown page in vertical Ink: Illegible first Initial, (L or Ja) “R Stewarts Book, Bought of M. Mobley Aug 18th 1842”. Front endpaper verso: Illegible (L or J) R Stewarts Book Aug 18th 1842.