New Haven: Yale University Press, 1935. Hardcover. 281pp. Octavo [23cm]. Brown cloth boards in pictorial dust jacket. Minor shelf wear to boards with some bumping of the corners - especially at the top. Gilt title on spine. Previous shop sticker on rear paste-down endpaper. Dust-jacket is quite chipped at the edges. There are tape repairs present on the inside of the jacket that are holding large closed tears together. Jacket has been price clipped. There is a 3/4" open tear at top corner of the dust-jacket's front flap, a 1/2" open tear at the top of the dust-jacket spine, and 1/4" open tear at the foot of the spine. Very good / good. Item #55264
Fascinating history of early schism of the LDS Church, James Jesse Strang and the Stranganites. Strang discovered his own set of ancient writings, wrote a book of prophecy based on them, The Book of the Law of the Lord, and set up his kingdom on an island in Lake Michigan where he was subsequently assassinated by his followers.