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: 47351
Edited and annotated by Robert Glass Cleland and Juanita Brooks. 344, 480pp. Octavo [24 cm] Light brown cloth with red labels on backstrips. Pictorial map endpapers. Volume 1 is in very good condition. Volume 2 is in good condition only. Minor rubbing to edges. The spines are ever so slightly rolled. The endpapers of volume 2 are split along the hinges. The dust jackets are in very good condition. The panels are minimally soiled. The spines of the jackets have multiple small, light moisture stains, and the spine of volume 2 is heavily soiled in addition. The edges are slightly chipped, and have several closed tears. There is a two inch deep thin open tear along the front fore edge fold of volume 1.
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.