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    The Very Scarce Third Edition of The Book of Mormon

    [Mormons]. [Joseph Smith, Jr]. The Book of Mormon. Translated by Joseph Smith, Jr. Third Edition Carefully Revised by the Translator. Nauvoo, Ill: Printed by Robinson and Smith, 1840. Third edition, later issue (with broken type on page 9, without index leaves printed later, and with two facing pages of witness testimony beginning on the verso of page 571). Twelvemo. [2]-571, [ii], [1, blank] pages. Contemporary full mottled calf, spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Front board nearly detached, binding worn at spine and corners, some rubbing, minor soiling, some foxing or intermittent soiling to text. A good copy of a very rare item (published in an edition of only 2,000 copies) and restored some readings from the original manuscript which didn't appear in the first two editions.
    Flake 597. Sabin 83040. Howes S623.

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