Salt Lake City, UT: Deseret Book Company, 1973. Third printing. Hardcover. 451pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Light peach cloth covered boards with brown ink stamped titles. Very good. The edges of the covers are gently bumped, and the bottom edges of the covers have thin dark stains. Yellow highlighting throughout the first quarter of the text. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with light overall soiling. There is a barely perceptible moisture stain on the spine. This stain measures 3 and 1/2 inches tall by 1 wide. There is a very small moisture stain at the head of the spine. There is a small slightly darker stain near the foot of the spine. The edges are mildly bumped. There are several short closed tears in the edges. Item #19919
It is stated on the jacket, with regards to Nibley, "He has published widely in the classical and Semitic fields, with emphasis on religion. He has thoroughly read and studied the Book of Mormon, and is well equipped to write an authoritative study of this sacred book of scripture."