Labors in the Vineyard: Twelfth Book of the Faith-Promoting Series
Place Published: Salt Lake City, UT
Publisher: The Juvenile Instructor Office
Date Published: 1884
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 35949
96pp. Sixteenmo [18 cm] Green cloth with a gilt stamped title on the front cover, and blind stamped decorative borders on the covers. Good only. The covers are lightly rubbed. There are multiple very light moisture stains, along with a partial moisture ring, on the rear cover. The edges of the spine and covers are gently bumped. The underlying boards are peeking through at the corners. The text block is cracked at the beginning, and the front free endsheet is absent. The front pastedown has a former owner's bookplate, a bookseller's small label, and faint erased notations in pencil. There is a 3/4 of an inch chip in the paper along the inside margin of the front pastedown. There are a couple of small closed tears in the top edge of the rear pastedown. The pages are age-toned and have very sporadic small light stains.
Flake 4694. Includes a chapter on the faith of the Zunis. Faith-Promoting Series was a series of narratives created by the Juvenile Instructor Office of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as a way to promote a home-produced alternative to popular novels.