Salt Lake City, UT: George Q. Cannon & Sons Co., Publishers, 1892. First edition. Leather bound. 468pp. Octavo [24 cm] Full leather with gilt stamped titles and ornamental stamping on the boards and backstrip, and beveled edges. All edges gilt. Green and white floral endsheets. Eleven plates, including the double page Joseph and Hyrum. Good. The leather boards are lightly scratched and the spine ends and corners of the covers are mildly rubbed. The text block is cracked multiple times. Pp. 227-238 are just hanging on by a single thread. Item #42907
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.