New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. Second printing. Hardcover. SIGNED. 522pp. Octavo [24 cm] 1/4 blue cloth with matching paper covered boards, and a silver stamped title on the spine. Index. Bibliography. Very good. The spine ends and edges of the covers are gently bumped. There is a small scuff stain on the bottom edge of the text block. Minor spine roll. The dust jacket is in very good condition as well. Mildly yellowed and scratched, and very slightly soiled. The edges are just a little bumped and chipped. There are multiple very short closed tears in the paper at the ends of the spine. Longest tear measures 1 inch. Item #30272
Biography of one the most fascinating characters in western history, by the preeminent Mormon scholar. Signed with best wishes from the author on the front free endsheet. Leonard Arrington was the only official LDS Church historian.