Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1899. First edition. Hardcover. 490pp. Octavo [20 cm] Green cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spine and front cover, and blind stamped decorative borders on the covers. Good only. The covers are heavily rubbed, and the edges of the spine and covers are bumped. The underlying boards are exposed at the corners. The front hinge is split. There is a former owner's name on the front pastedown. The front free endsheet is absent. There is a 1/2 inch split in the bottom edge of the rear endsheet along the hinge. The title page is detached, but present. This page also has a former owner's notation, and an open tear along with several small closed tears in the edges. The pages are mildly yellowed. Item #27878
Flake 8574. Scarce first edition of sought after LDS doctrinal work.