New York: Published for the Editor and Proprietor by Russell Brothers, 1874. First edition. Hardcover. 502pp; [x] Octavo [22 cm] Blue cloth. Rebound, with a small portion of the original spine overlaid, and the majority of the original panels on the boards. Gilt stamped title and black ink stamped designs on the front cover. Good. The extremities are rubbed and mildly stained. The spine is rolled, and the spine ends are gently bumped. The top edge of the text block is darkened. The front flyleaf has a previous owner's ink stamp and notation in pen, and there is an ink stamp on the rear flyleaf. The pages have sporadic small light stains. Item #36127
Parley P. Pratt was one of the most consequential Latter-Day Saint missionaries, writers, poets, and thinkers to surface during the early years of the LDS Restoration. He played a large role in expounding the doctrines of the gospel, and his publications set a standard for future pamphleteers.