Summary PDF

Individual Book Details: C0026

Record Date
Collection Name
1840 Nauvoo
Ownership Type
Special Collections
University of Cincinnati
Cincinatti, OH
1840 Book of Mormon, University of Cincinnati
Bookplate of University of Cincinnati Library Charles Phelps Taft Memorial Fund
Unique Features
Spine: Deteriorated spine, separated from covers. binging and gatherings exposed on lower spine section.
Spine Lettering and Label: library sticker listing title, Nauvoo and 1840, overlaying spine where original label would be.
Cover: Present, detached from spine and text block. Book tape along spine edge. darkened coloring elsewhere, wear marks on outer corners.
Binding: Covers have separated. Text block still bound. Front endpapers missing.
Title Page: Both title pages present. First title page showing presents of water stains at gutter and lower right corner. Top, outer and lower edge showing darker discoloration. 2nd title page showing similar water marks. Darker discoloration on upper and lower left edge (tape stains?). Red Ink stamp marking of “TAFT GENERAL” lower gutter and “29 Ja 42 Hook” on lower edge.
Text: No recorded markings
Inscription: Front pastedown has fading illegible inscription with date, 31 1880 date.
Notes: Front pastedown containing Library Bookplate sticker of University of Cincinnati Library, Charles Phelps Taft Memorial Fund. Copyright page (verso) contains library notes of “Spec Col R.B BX8623 1840” in pencil and Red Ink Stamp “Univ of Cincinnati Library”. Notes in pencil on back endpaper and stamp of “Marshall G. Hill, Alton, N.Y.. Library card envelop on back endpaper (verso) and back pastedown.