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Individual Book Details: B0017

Record Date
Collection Name
1837 Kirtland
Ownership Type
Private Collection
Private Owner
1837 Book of Mormon, Alexander Wright
Inscriptions listing Alexander W Wright
Book plate sticker listing Mr & Mrs. Walter E. Wright, Delta Utah
Volume has been kept in the family and passed down through descendants
Unique Features
Spine: original spine, small section in upper edge missing
Spine Lettering and Label: Missing title ribbon. Discoloration of spine where title ribbon would be.
Cover: Noticeable wear marks at corners and edges. Two large symbols etched into cover
Binding: cover/spine hinge intact. Inside pastedown missing upper left section, revealing bindery board. Front end papers missing.
Title Page: Missing
Text: first section of pages missing to page 12. Page 13 first page of text block. various water stains in first section. No known annotations.
Inscription: Back endpaper containing various scribbling with “our Book”. Back pastedown listing “Alexander W Wright, Mr Alexander, Alexander”
Notes: Alexander Wright is listed as one of the first missionaries to Scotland and it is family tradition that this volume went with him on his mission.