A Mormon Chronicle: The Diaries of John D. Lee, 1848-1876 (3 volumes, including the index)
Place Published: Salt Lake City, UT
Publisher: University of Utah Press
Date Published: 1983-1984
Book Id: 45960
344; 480; 55pp. Octavo [24 cm] Orange cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title between gilt ruled borders on the backstrip. The endpapers are cartographicically illustrated. With the staple bound index. Very good. There are multiple tiny dot-like stains on the rear cover of volume 1, and there is a very minor stain on the fore edge of the text block of this volume as well. There is a small abraded closed chipped tear on the front free endsheet of volume 1. The dust jackets are in very good condition, with rubbing.
Frontispieces of John D. Lee and Mountain Meadows. Edited and annotated by Robert Glass Cleland and Juanita Brooks. 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.