Saturday, April 14, 2012

Mormon History Books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Mormon History Books at Browsers Uncommon Books, updated 05October2012

 Beadle, J. H. Life in Utah, Or, The Mysteries and Crimes of Mormonism: Being an Exposé of the Secret Rites and Ceremonies of the Latter-Day Saints, with a Full and Authentic History of Polygamy and the Mormon Sect from Its Origin to the Present Time. Philadelphia: National., 1870. No other date listed. Print.
Hardcover. Corner wear. Page 541, the subscription page, has been removed, not effecting the main text which ends on page 540. This copy sold.

Facsimile of First Edition Book of Mormon This book sold.

The Book of Mormon: An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon upon Plates Taken from the Plates of Nephi - Joseph Smith, Orson Pratt

Book of Mormon, 1881, "Second Electrotype Edition", Liverpool, Leather bound. 623 pages. End papers discolored, chipped. Inner front hinge opened behind title page, but outer leather hinge still intact. Inner rear hinge starting to open at page 621, but again, outer leather hinge still intact.  Outer hinges, edges and corners of cover are worn. Top, bottom and fore edge of page block gold. Very small amount of gold on top and bottom edges of boards. Front and back boards have thin gold rectangular boarder lines. Front free endpaper missing and inner hinge glued by previous owner.

The Mormon Experience: a History of the Later-day Saints by Leonard J. Arrington and Davis Bitton, hardcover with dustjacket.

One Hundred Years of Mormonism by John Henry Evans, hardcover, 528 pages. Damp damage at bottom edges of cover. Mild mold damage on endpapers. Scribbles on endpapers.

Books below this line have  sold

 History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; Period I: History of Joseph Smith Prophet by Himself Volume 1 only, 1902 This book sold.

Hardcover,  black leather, gold lettering, gold edges of page block, top, bottom and fore-edge. Some corner wear.

Previous owner's presentation note also gold impressed on front cover.

Commentary by Dean Brown

Mormon Doctrine
Plain and Simple
Leaves from the Tree of Life
1888 Salt Lake City

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