The Doctrine and Covenants of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Containing the Revelations Given to Joseph Smith, Jr. the Prophet for the Building Up of the Kingdom of God in the Last Days
Place Published: Salt Lake City
Publisher: Deseret News Company, Printers and Publishers
Date Published: 1883
Book Id: 31169
503pp. Duodecimo [16.5 cm] Brown cloth with a gilt stamped title on the spine and decorative blind stamping to boards. Good only. The spine and covers are mildly rubbed and very subtly darkened. There are 3 or 4 very light small stains on the rear cover. The underlying boards are exposed at the bumped corners. There are multiple very small losses from the cloth at the spine ends. There are also tiny splits in the cloth at the ends of the spine. Minor spine slant. The top edge of the text block is darkened, and the lower fore edge corner of the text block is moisture stained. The endsheets have a former owner's embossed stamp, and very faint erased pencil notations. There is a small loss from the top edge of the rear pastedown. The front endsheet has several cracks along the hinge, while the rear endsheet is completely split along the hinge. The longest split in the front endsheet measures 1 and 1/4 inches. The hinges are weak. Previous owner's blind stamp on the title page. The bottom corners of many of the pages are lightly damp stained, and the top corners of pp. 323-334 are very slightly dog-eared. Age-toned pages.
Flake/Draper 2874. Includes 'Lectures on Faith'.