Series of Pamphlets by Orson Pratt, One of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. With Portrait. To Which is Appended a Discussion Held in Boston, Between Elder William Gibson, President of the Saints in the Manchester Con
Place Published: Liverpool
Publisher: R. James
Date Published: 1851
Edition: First edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 40334
18 parts. Octavo [21cm] 3/4 green leather with marbled paper covered boards. Speckled text block edges. Good. The rear board is almost completely detached, the leather is heavily rubbed, and the underlying boards are exposed along the edges. There are numerous darkened patches on the edges of the endsheets. The text block is cracked several times. The Plate of The Brass Plates found at Kinderhook at the rear has a shallow closed tear in one of the edges.
This is the more complete version with the "Three Nights' Public Discussion" pamphlet at rear. The frontispiece portrait of Orson Pratt is 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 6542a. Crawley II: 551. Mormon Imprints 32. Mormon Fifty 35.