Salt Lake City, UT: Deseret Book Company, 1989-1992. First edition. Hardcover. 557 and 642pp. Octavos [23.5 cm]; gray cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spines and linear red ink stamped designs on the spine and covers. In the dust jackets with some minor shelfwear. Near fine / very good. Item #64976
Collected papers and musings from L.D.S. Church founder. Some content previously unavailable for public consumption. Volume I: Autobiographical and Historical Writings. Volume II: Journal 1832-1842. "The editorial rules governing this edition of the Papers of Joseph Smith are derived from the proposition that his personality is a reflection of the totality of his being, including his handwritten prose."