Salt Lake City, UT: George Q. Cannon & Sons Company, 1891. First Pulpit Edition. Hardcover. 503pp. Quarto [25.5 cm] Dark green cloth with gilt stamped titles and blind ruled lines and embossed corner designs on the spine and covers. Decorative endsheets. The underlying boards are exposed briefly at the corners and along the fore-edge of the rear cover, and there are multiple short splits in the cloth at the ends of the backstrip. There are several markings from previous owners on the preliminary leaves. The front hinge is a bit soft, and the text block is cracked at the title page. Good +. Item #53200
The so-called "pulpit" edition of the Doctrine and Covenants, the only large-sized edition of the Doctrine & Covenants issued in the 19th century. Flake/Draper 2878.