Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1912. C. R. Savage. First edition. Hardbound. 336pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] Light greenish-gray cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles and a light blue ink stamped design of the temple on the front board. Top edge gilt. Decorative floral endpapers. Good only. The extremities are gently bumped. The text block is pulling away from the spine and it is cracked multiple times. The gatherings at the rear are loose. There is a contemporary owner's name on the second front flyleaf. Item #44081
Original edition of 1912 which includes the plate 'Holy of Holies." With 46 full page photographs of the Mormon Temple by the C.R. Savage photographic firm. Plate 27, the Holy of Holies was removed from later printings of this title. The book marks the first time the interior of the LDS Temple had ever been photographed for public view. Text includes commentary on other Mormon Temples in Utah.