Prelude to the Kingdom: Mormon Desert Conquest - A Chapter in American Cooperative Experience
Place Published: Francestown, NH
Publisher: Marshall Jones Company
Date Published: 1947
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 29771
SIGNED. 321pp. Octavo [22 cm] Blue cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine, and a gilt stamped emblem on the front cover. Very good. The edges of the spine and covers are gently bumped and rubbed. There is a former owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. The pages are mildly browned, but very clean. The dust jacket is in good condition only, with rubbing and mild general soiling. The spine is discolored. There are several pieces of tape along the edges and fold of the front inside flap. There are numerous small losses from the creased edges. The front panel has a very small open tear near the fold of the front inside flap. There are also multiple short closed tears in the edges. There is a long closed tear along the bottom edge, that measures 2 inches long. This tear has been covered with tape.
Gustive O. Larson was Director of the L.D.S. Institute of Religion at Cedar City, Utah. Dated and signed by Larson on the title page.