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Individual Book Details: H0005

Record Date
Collection Name
Notable Copies
Ownership Type
Private Owner
1952 Book of Mormon, Owned by Winston Churchill
Bookplate sticker front inside cover listing: Ex Libris Randolph S. Churchill,
Inscription listing Jan 17, 1956 given to Winston Churchill by Selby L Collinson
Bookplate sticker back inside cover listing: From the library of Sir Winston Churchill
Owned by Brent Ashworth 20+ years, obtained from a book dealer in California
Unique Features
Spine: Vinyl spine dark black, title in upper top section
Cover: Black Vinyl dark black, title in grey/gold. Image of angel Moroni in lower left same color.
Binding: 1950’s glue spine traditional of the soft cover printing of the time
Title Page: Intact. Printing date of 1952
Text: full Text, no known missing pages. Various verses underlined in red pencil, typical of missionary version copies of the time.
Inscription: Front endpaper opposite of title page in blue ink (ballpoint?): “To Sir Winston Churchill: Thank you for all you have done to further peace in the world. May you find this book enjoyable and enlightening, for it is of God, and may you desire that He bless you with this knowledge. Sincerely, Selby L Collinson”
Notes: Stored in clamshell container with 4 missionary note cards explaining various parts of the book.