The Distinguished Collection of Western Americana Books, Newspapers and Pamphlets Many Relating to the Mormon Church Formed by the late Herbert S. Auerbach, Salt Lake City, Utah. Sold by Order of the Heirs of the Decedent. Part One
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Parke-Bernet Galleries
Date Published: 1947
Edition: Original edition
Book Id: 46118
Part One only (of two). 254pp. Octavo [24 cm] Original brown printed wraps. Good, with numerous shallow closed tears and chips along the edges of the wraps, and a small loss from the paper at the foot of the spine. With marginalia in pencil throughout.
Over 1500 entries of rare and scarce Western and Mormon Americana, one of the finest and largest collections ever sold. The legendary Auerbach collection included two copies of the rarest Mormon book, The Book of Commandments with varying title pages, virtually complete runs of all LDS scripture, scarce runs of newspapers and periodicals, and copies of most of the great Mormon rarities. Fully described, with some illustrations.