Intimate Disciple: A Portrait of Willard Richards Apostle to Joseph Smith- Cousin of Brigham Young
Place Published: Salt Lake City, UT
Publisher: University of Utah Press
Date Published: 1957
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 27972
630pp. Octavo [24 cm] Turquoise cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spine and front cover. Very good. The edges of the covers are lightly rubbed. The bottom edge of the text block has a small light stain. There is a former owner's name, along with a year, written on the front free endsheet. There is an old price sticker on the rear free endsheet. There is a price sticker stain below the sticker, and this stain bleeds through to the verso of the page. Pages mildly browned. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with rubbing and creasing. There are numerous small losses from the edges. There is a very small open tear in the paper near the center of the spine. Small numerical notation in pencil on the front inside flap. Age-toned.
With bibliography and a 16-page illustrated section at center. "The blood of martyrs does not cry from the ground to men for vengeance... vengeance rests with the Lord." - Willard Richards to George Miller, July 1844