Chicago: Chicago Historical Society, Fergus Printing Company, 1879. Second edition. Hardcover. 395,  pp. Brown cloth with a printed paper title label on the spine. Top edge gilt. Frontis portrait of the author with tissue guard. Good only. The extremities are gently rubbed. Small losses to the head and foot of the spine. The top third of the backstrip is torn. Slight area of buckling to the front cover. Very minor staining on the rear cover. Corners slightly exposed. The endsheets are cracked along the hinges, and there is a bookplate on the front pastedown. Sporadic small open tears in the margins. Internally very good. Flake: 7122; Howes: R236. Item #35919
Contains significant Mormon content. Mormonism in Illinois with a summary of its history and doctrine, p. 359-371.