Salt Lake City, UT: Deseret Book Company, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. 338pp Octavo [23.5 cm] Dark red pebbled cloth with gilt stamped titles on front board and backstrip. Very good. The edges of the spine and covers are gently rubbed and bumped. There are small closed tears in the bottom edges of the pastedowns. The hinges are a little soft. Pages subtly age-toned. Has the fold out map. Item #12282
With the passing of the Edmunds-Tucker Act of 1887, Many polygamists decided to remove themselves from the grasp of the Federal Government by moving to Mexico, where they believed (erroneously) polygamy was legal. This is the scarce first edition history of all of the Mormon polygamous colonies in Mexico.