Abraham Owen Smoot, Pioneer Mormon Leader
Place Published: [Provo, UT]
Date Published: 1955
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 49193
178pp. Quarto [27.5 cm] Full leather with gilt stamped borders to front and rear board. Raised bands with gilt stamping and gilt stamped floral pattern between bands. Title gilt stamped on backstrip. Marbled endsheets and pastedowns. Near fine. Subtle rubbing to corners.
Very uncommon work that was originally submitted as a Masters Thesis at Brigham Young University. Illustrated with photographs. Smoot was an early convert who served as the second mayor of Salt Lake City, and as a trustee for Brigham Young Academy (later University). Smoot's wife, Margaret, named the Sugarhouse area of Salt Lake City, and Smoot was also the father of Senator Reed Smoot.