The Pearl of Great Price: being a choice selection from the revelations, translations and narrations of Joseph Smith
Place Published: Liverpool
Publisher: Albert Carrington
Date Published: 1882
Edition: 4th edition
Book Id: 29430
90pp. Octavo [22 cm] Brownish purple cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the front cover. All edges gilt. Good. The covers are faded and rubbed. The spine is heavily faded. There are numerous small light stains on the front cover. The underlying boards are exposed at the corners. The spine ends and corners of the covers are gently bumped, and the cloth at the spine ends is a little frayed. The endsheets are darkened, and there are two previous owner's ink stamps, along with the owner's name pen, on the front endsheet. The front endsheet is cracked along the hinge. There are several splits in the rear endsheet along the hinge. The longest split measures 5 and 1/2 inches long. The text block is cracked several times. The pages are browned. Several pages have minor amounts of soiling.
Includes all three facsimiles from The Book of Abraham, including facsimile #2, as a three part folding plate. This edition is significant for the addition of portions of the "Book of Moses" from Joseph Smith's revision of the bible, and the inclusion of Section 132 from the Doctrine and Covenants, the revelation on plural marriage. Flake 6169. Sabin 83260.