Philadelphia: J. Y. Humphreys, 1844. First edition. Leather bound. 734pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Full brown leather with red and black gilt stamped leather spine labels. Marbled endsheets. Good. The leather spine and covers are mottled and heavily rubbed. There is a moisture ring on the front cover. The underlying boards are exposed occasionally along the edges. Only portions of the second spine label are present. Ex-library, with several library markings on the endsheets. The front hinge is broken, and the text block is holding to the covers by the cords. There is a contemporary owner's name, along with a date, on the front flyleaf. The pages are tanned, and the threads are very sporadically visible in the inside margins of the pages. Flake 7440. Howes R507. Item #36594
Includes "Latter Day Saints" by Joseph Smith (p. 404-10).