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Individual Book Details: D0033

Record Date
Collection Name
1841 Great Britain
Ownership Type
Utah Historical Society
Salt Lake City, UT
1841 Book of Mormon, Ruth Wright, Stanley Ivins
Inside end paper verso listing Ruth Wright 1845
Book plate sticker listing Utah Historical Society, gift of Stanley S. Ivins. Ivins (1891-1967) was a researcher in Mormonism and was known for his research on polygamy and Utah history.
Unique Features
Spine: Refurbished tape spine. Two gold rib lines on bottom edge and one at top edge.
Spine Lettering and Label: Gold Block lettering
Cover: Decorative cover. Circular embossment at center with perimeter edges. Tape spine and hinging covering large section of spine edge
Binding: Tape spine and hinging covering old hinge. Rebound/repaired front and back pastedowns and endpapers with book tape in gutter.
Title Page: Present and intact. Note at bottom edge in pencil: “This Ed. checked with 1830 Ed” Other pencil marks reflecting 1830 text and differences. Capital “C” in upper right corner.
Text: Full text block. Various pencil marks, annotations and margin notes comparing 1830 text to this volume. Decorative coloring on text block edge.
Inscription: Front endpaper verso: “Ruth Wright made a covenant with God on the 25th day of December 1845”
Notes: Front pastedown: Bookplate sticker of Utah Historical Society, gift of Stanley Ivins. Back Pastedown: Ink stamp listing Utah State Historical Society with catalog number 289.311 1841