Kingdom in the West: The Mormons and the American Frontier (16 volumes in the series)
Spokane, WA; Norman, OK: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1997-2016. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. Octavo [24 cm] Light blue cloth with silver stamped titles in dark blue panels on front board and backstrip. Mormon Pioneer Trail brochure in the rear pocket of volume 1. The extremities are marginally bumped and rubbed. The cloth binding of volume 1 has faded. The boards of volume 13 are a bit warped, and the preliminary pages of this volume are slightly rippled. Volume 14 is still in the publisher's unopened shrink wrap. Quite a few of the volumes have the publisher's prospectuses laid in. Many of the volumes are signed by the authors and additionally inscribed to the previous owner on the endpapers, half titles, and title pages. All sixteen of the volumes currently available in the Kingdom of the West series. Very good. Item #51562
A series exploring the story of the Mormon people and their role in the greater history of the American West. This set contains the following: The Pioneer Camp of the Saints: The 1846 and 1847 Mormon Trail Journals of Thomas Bullock (inscribed and signed by Will Bagley, signed by Robert A. Clark of Arthur H. Clark Co.); Forgotten Kingdom: The Mormon Theocracy in the American West, 1847-1896 (inscribed and signed by the author, David L. Bigler, TLS from the author laid in, signed by Robert A. Clark of Arthur H. Clark Co.); Scoundrel's Tale: The Samuel Brannan Papers (inscribed and signed by Will Bagley); Army of Israel: Mormon Battalion Narratives (inscribed by Will Bagley, signed by Bigler with the date, "6/7/00"); Defending Zion: George Q. Cannon and the California Mormon Newspaper Wars of 1856-1857 (inscribed by the editor, Roger Robin Ekins); Fort Limhi: The Mormon Adventure in Oregon Territory 1855-1858 (inscribed and signed by the author, David L. Bigler, TLS from the author laid in); Gold Rush Saints: California Mormons and the Great Rush for Riches (inscribed by author, Kenneth N. Owens); On the Way to Somewhere Else: European Sojourners in the Mormon West, 1834-1930 (signed by the editor, Michael W. Homer); Doing the Works of Abraham: Mormon Polygamy, Its origin, practice, and demise; At Sword's Point, Part I: A Documentary History of the Utah War to 1858 (signed by the editor, William P. MacKinnon with the date, "4/22/08"); At Sword's Point, Part 2: A Documentary History of the Utah War, 1858-1859; Innocent Blood: Essential Narratives of the Mountain Meadows Massacre (signed by Will Bagley); Playing with Shadows: Voices of Dissent in the Mormon West; Dale Morgan on the Mormons: Collected Works- Part 1, 1939-1951; Dale Morgan on the Mormons: Collected Works- Part 2, 1949-1970.