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: 43457
344; 480pp. Octavo [24 cm] Light brown cloth with red labels on the backstrips. Pictorial map endpapers. Both volumes are in very good condition, with a gift inscription and a previous owner's bookplates on the front pastedowns. Several pages have minor markings in pen. The dust jackets are in very good condition, with occasional small closed tears and chips in the edges. The longest closed tears measure 1" deep.
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.