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Individual Book Details: D0028

Record Date
Collection Name
1841 Great Britain
Ownership Type
Special Collections
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
1841 Book of Mormon, N.P. Neilson, Bliss O. Halling
Inscription of N. P Neilson, gifted by Bliss O. Halling, Chicago May 15, 1947
Inside cover listing recd 1987 (library?)
Unique Features
Spine: Brown leather, decorative spine, separated into six sections. Wear on top right corner.
Spine Lettering and Label: Title in block letters in second to top section.
Cover: Present, separated from binding, broken hinges from spine. Decorative border around edges with chalice/vase in center with additional un-gilded designs between vase and borders.
Binding: broken hinges. Inside over and end papers are decorative paper with gold six-pointed stars.
Title Page: Present and attached. Signs of pencil marks in top edge.
Text: Full text block, signs of gold on paper edging.
Inscription: Front endpaper: “Presented to Dr. N.P. Neilson by Bliss O Halling. Chicago, May 15, 1947.
Notes: Front inside cover listing N.P Neilson’s address in Salt Lake City and library call numbers in pencil. Front endpaper recto contains small obituary of Mr. Bliss O Halling with handwriting listing “Died July 2, 1947”. Stationers Hall page (verso) showing oval University ink stamp in lower edge.