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Individual Book Details: F0016

Record Date
Collection Name
1869 Deseret Alphabet
Ownership Type
Special Collections
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
1869 Deseret Alphabet, John R Park
Ink stamp listing John. R. Park
Unique Features
Spine: Noticeable wear on upper edge, small piece missing at upper right corner. Temple image and lower and upper bands visible.
Spine Lettering and Label: Title lettering visible. Symbol found on other volumes not present under title block, implying not faded but never imprinted.
Cover: Attached, corners clean and unbent.
Binding: Front cover hinge showing some separation on upper half.
Title Page: Present. Significant English equivalent annotation in red ink under text lines. Ink Stamp near lower left gutter listing John R. Park Salt Lake City Utah. Hole punch embossment listing University of Utah Library. Library call numbers in pencil in upper left corner near gutter.
Text: Outer text edge has ink stamp listing University of Utah Libraries, vertical/upside down. Witness page: Blue ink stamp listing “192586”. Black ink stamp listing University of Utah Libraries. 1 Nephi page: Red English equivalent annotations under title text in red pencil.
Inscription: None recorded
Notes: Front inside cover: Residual paper/glue traces of bookplate sticker (now removed) with residual name of John R Park.