Liverpool: Franklin D. Richards & Samuel W. Richards, 1854. First Edition. Hardcover. 824pp. Octavo [21 cm] Rebound in black buckram with the title gilt stamped on the backstrip. New endsheets and pastedowns. Very good. The covers are lightly rubbed and soiled. The spine is subtly rolled back. There is a very small stain on the bottom edge of the front cover. The pages are browned. There are brief notations on the rear flyleaf, and there is a binder's label on the rear pastedown. Page 177 has 2 check marks in the margin. Item #27903
The Millennial Star was a newspaper penned for Saints in the United Kingdom. The Star provided the important function of disseminating doctrine and thoughts from leaders, and also informing the Saints of news from their American counterparts. Founded in 1840 by Parley Pratt it enjoyed the longest run of any L.D.S periodical, ceasing publication in 1970.