Salt Lake City, UT: George Q. Cannon & Sons Co., Publishers, 1892. First edition. 468 pp. Octavo [24 cm] Full leather with gilt stamped title on front board and backstrip. All edges gilt. Eleven plates, including the double page Joseph and Hyrum. Fine. Ex-libris Frederick A. Mitchell with his name in ink on the front free endsheet. Mitchell's name is also blind stamp small on the title page. Small ink notation (presumably by Mitchell) on the table of contents page. Mitchell served in the Sandwich [Hawaiian] Mission off and on between 1856 and 1875. Item #32790
Biography of the third LDS President by Mormon intellectual and historian, B.H. Roberts. "I would like to obey and place myself in subjection to every law of man. What then? Am I to disobey the law of God? Has any man a right to control my conscience, or your conscience? ...No man has a right to do it" - John Taylor. Flake/Draper 7331.