New York: Derby & Jackson, 1859. Early printing. Hardcover. 310; 130pp. Duodecimo [20 cm] Green cloth over boards, lettered and decoratively stamped in gilt on the backstrip, and with elaborate embossed designs on the boards. Illustrated frontispiece. There are small losses from the ends of the backstrip, the front pastedown has a previous owner's bookplate and a bookseller's ticket, the text block is sporadically cracked, and pp. 147-166 are hanging on by a thread. Flake 9554. Good. Item #52937
A work written as a warning against what the author perceived to be the evils of the Mormon religion. With Mormonism: Spiritual Wife System at the rear.