A Mormon Chronicle: The Diaries of John D. Lee, 1848-1876 (Two volumes)
Place Published: San Marino, CA
Publisher: Huntington Library
Date Published: 1955
Edition: First Edition
Book Id: 36044
344; 480pp. Octavo [24 cm] Light brown cloth with red labels on backstrips. Pictorial map endpapers. Both volumes are in near fine condition. The edges of the spine and covers are very gently rubbed. There are minor scuff marks on the bottom edges of the covers. The dust jackets are in very good condition, with chipped edges. The edges also have a handful of small closed and open tears. The longest closed tear is 1 inch long. The dust jacket of volume 1 is subtly stained.
Frontispieces of John D. Lee and Mountain Meadows. Brooks' monumental two volume work on the diaries of John D. Lee, which derived from her earlier work on the Mountain Meadows Massacre, and led to her later full blown biography on Lee.