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Individual Book Details: C0003

Record Date
Collection Name
1840 Nauvoo
Ownership Type
Private Ownership
Private Owner
1840 Book of Mormon, George Miller’s Copy
Inscription listing the copy presented by George Miller to James Harris
George Miller (25 Nov 1974 - 27 Aug 1856) mentioned in the D&C was Bishop within Nauvoo
Unique Features
Spine: Black/dark leather. 2 gold lines visible lower half and 2 lines around title block
Spine Lettering and Label: Title in gold
Cover: Dark Leather
Binding: Blue inside pastedown and front end paper. Blue bask pastedown and back endpaper
Title Page: First and second title pages present. Noticeable foxing, no other known markings
Text: Full text, various foxing within pages.
Inscription: Front (blue) end paper recto: “Presented by George Miller to James M ***(illegible) March ** 1844” in ink. Front end paper (white) verso: “Presented by George Miller to James M Harris”, same handwriting in charcoal pencil or black in.
Notes: Enclosed in Clamshell listing ownership and with a picture inside.