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Individual Book Details: C0032

Record Date
Collection Name
1840 Nauvoo
Ownership Type
Special Collections
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT
1840 Book of Mormon, BYU copy 2
Not Given
Unique Features
Spine: Brown leather, fading gold lines. wear marks on upper and lower edges. Scuff marks throughout.
Spine Lettering and Label: Black title ribbon with bold lettering.
Cover: various scratch marks and wear showing on all edges.
Binding: spine/cover hinge starting to dry and separate. No front endpapers.
Title Page: Both title pages present. First title page: Noticeable darkening on page edges. Water stain lower right corner. Small tear/rip lower right corner of page. Back side verso: “UPB” in ink stamp. Second title page: darkened edges and noticeable in top right corner. water stains lower right corner,
Text: Full text, some markings in pencil on various pages. Witness pages on separate page leaves.
Inscription: Front inside pastedown, illegible inscription, hidden by library book plate, words “Joseph, vision, organize, Hyrum, June 27” visible.
Notes: Library bookplate sticker front inside pastedown. Back of the volume contains a few page index. Small bookplate sticker inside back pastedown.