Series of Pamphlets by Orson Pratt, One of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. With Portrait
Place Published: Liverpool
Publisher: R. James
Date Published: 1851
Edition: First edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 29548
18 parts. Octavo [21 cm] contemporary 3/4 brown calf over marbled boards. Decorative blind stamping and gilt stamped title to backstrip. Very good. Light rubbing to extremities. Frontis present. Kinderhook fold out at the rear is present, but has come loose from the book (with a small piece attached at the gutter)Minor splitting and chipping to extremities of the plate.
This is the more complete version with the "Three Nights' Public Discussion" pamphlet at rear. Pratt frontis present. Originally published as separate pamphlets. "O. Pratt's Works was an influential book. Its tracts were published at a time when the British Mission was producing many converts, most of them learned the tenets of Mormonism from Orson's pamphlets" - Peter Crawley. Flake/Draper 6542. Crawley 551. Mormon Imprints 32. Mormon Fifty 35.