Salt Lake City: George Q. Cannon & Sons Company, 1895. First edition. Leather bound. 486pp. Octavo [20 cm] Rebacked, with black leather and the title stamped in gilt. With the original black leather boards with gilt and blind stamped decorative borders on the covers, and a gilt title on the front cover. All edges gilt. Decorative floral endsheets. With two pages of advertisements for works by B.H. Roberts at rear. Very good. The extremities are mildly bumped and rubbed, and there is a square abraded patch on the rear cover measuring 1 and 1/4" wide by 1/2" tall. There is a previous owner's name on the front flyleaf, and the first couple of pages of the text have very light underlining in red. Item #45622
Flake 7347. Volume 1. Another important work by the author of Comprehensive History of the Church (1930), and the editor of the seven-volume “documentary” History of the Church (1902–1932).