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Individual Book Details: A0075

Record Date
Collection Name
1830 Palmyra
Ownership Type
Private Collection
Private Owner
1830 Book of Mormon, Joseph Smith Inscription by Mark Hoffman
Front endpaper listing Joseph Smith Jr. This is recognized as one of two volumes inscribed by Mark Hoffman.
Unique Features
Spine: Full spine. 3 Gold lines separating lower sections. Gold line sets at top and bottom of spine.
Spine Lettering and Label: Full black title ribbon. Gold lettering full and visible.
Cover: Attached. small scratches visible. slight wear on upper and lower right corners.
Binding: Spine/cover hinge attached. Two front end papers. Two back end papers. Front pastedown contains small bookplate sticker in upper left corner listing H.L Southworth’s Bookstore
Title Page: Intact. Triangular cockling present. Light staining on page edging.
Text: Full text block, few recorded annotations or markings within. Printers speckling still visible on text block edging. Few of the back pages have a horizontal cockling line on the lower third of the page.
Inscription: Front end paper recto: “Joseph Smith Jr” inscribed by Mark Hoffman in the 1980’s.
Notes: Page 144 line 36 “obout”. Page 212 “122”, Proper page number 487, page 521 line 8/9 “rum-derers” with pencil annotation in margin “mur”. Proper three witness page, line 10 “seen”.