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Utah, the Storied Domain; A Documentary History of Utah's Eventful Career Comprising the Thrilling Story of Her People from the Indians of Yesterday to the Industrialists of Today

By: Alter, J. Cecil

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chicago, The American Historical Society: 1932

Seller ID: 021532

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes, complete. 509pp. + 589pp. + 581pp. Original faux leather brown cloth, all edges marbled (as issued), pioneer motifs stamped in blind on all of the bindings. Marbled endpapers. Illustrated. Alter was the Utah State History Director from 1926-1941. Although some of his other work appears in Wright Howe's important work on Americana and the Flake Bibliography, there are no listings of this title in either of those fine references. According to the introduction, it was not Alter's goal to discuss the role of Mormonism in the development of the state's history since that had b... View more info

C. Crispi Sallustii De Catilinae Conjuratione Belloque Jugurthino Historiae

By: Anthon, Carolus

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Hilliard, Gray & Co.: 1833

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 003808

Condition: Good


386pp. Full calf. Lacking the leather spine label. Latin with English notes. An erudite work from that scholar of the classics, Charles Anthon. The first edition of this translation was printed in 1829, one year before Martin Harris visited Anthon in NYC with the so-called Anthon manuscript containing characters ("caractors") from the golden plates supposedly discovered by Joseph Smith Jr. which provided the source material for the Book of Mormon. Harris claimed that Anthon verified the characters as authentic but when he gave the story of the giving of the golden plates, he claims Ant... View more info

A MANUAL CONTAINING INFORMATION RESPECTING THE GROWTH OF THE MULBERRY TREE WITH SUITABLE DIRECTIONS FOR THE CULTURE OF SILK, IN THREE PARTS

By: Cobb, J.H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Carter, Hendee & Co.: 1833

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 016591

Condition: Fair


98pp. Original printed title over publisher's boards. Illustrated (three plates called for, plate II missing), including one partially hand colored plate. Ownership inscription on the verso of the back endpaper with a very nice (dated 1834) pencil sketch of what appears to be a cemetery scene in what may be Tewksbury, MA (based on the inscription). Backstrip split vertically on the spine. Plate I loose in the binding. Boards warped and stained. Text block moisture wrinkled. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Mormon Claims Answered

By: Cowan, Marvin W.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Self Published: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3194

Condition: Very Good


106pp. Retail sticker ghost on the front cover. Light overall soil. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

The God Makers II

By: Decker, Ed & Caryl Matrisiana

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Eugene, Harvest House Publishers: 1993

Seller ID: 004714

Condition: Near Fine


235pp. + 3pp. ads. Illustrated. The sequel to the controversial God Makers. Front cover creased. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Complete Works of Thomas Dick: Eleven Volumes in Two

By: Dick, Thomas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Edwards & Bushnell: 1855

Seller ID: 010588

Condition: Good


Two volumes, complete. Contemporary full leather (calf) with leather spine labels, all edges marbled. Illustrated in text. Dick's works, "The Christian Philosopher","Philosophy of a Future State" and "The Philosophy of Religion" are all included in this edition. These works are listed in Rick Grunder's seminal work on the origins of Mormonism, Mormon Parallels: A Bibliographic Source (#114, #115 & #116). The first was originally published in the USA in 1826, the second in 1829 and the third also in 1829. Dick's works were cited by early Mormon missionaries. "Future ... View more info

Is Mormonism Christian? An Examination of Mormon Doctrine as Compared with Orthodox Christianity

By: Fraser, Gordon H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chicago, Moody Press: 1965

Seller ID: 011862

Condition: Very Good


122pp. No previous ownership inscriptions. Light overall wear. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Mormonism, Mama and Me

By: Geer, Thelma

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Safford, Self Published: 1984

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 004131

Condition: Very Good


239pp. + 1pp. ad. Illustrated. Faint ownership inscription erased from the title page. Front cover creased with indentation into the first few pages of the text block. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Peaceable Kingdom

By: Kennelly, Ardyth

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021786

Condition: Very Good


375pp. 1st Edition. Original gray cloth with lettering and decoration stamped in light green and gilt. Top edge stained green as issued. Author's first novel. LDS historical fiction. Bookplate and ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Faint browning to the endpapers and pastedowns. Three corners bumped. The jacket is chipped at the spine ends and is somewhat edgeworn with a few small closed tears and attendant creasing. The back panel is creased. Housed in a mylar jacket protector. View more info

Parsons' Text Book

By: Parsons, A.H.

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Lamoni, Herald Publishing House: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108

Condition: Good


327pp. Original brown cloth, spine title stamped in gilt. Portrait of Parsons. See Flake #6140. Flake says, "RLDS doctrine of the ethics of living." Not in Shields. Ownership inscription on the front pastedown. Text browned. Corners bumped. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Book of Doctrine and Covenants

By: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Lamoni, Board of Publication for the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints: 1917

Seller ID: 019769

Condition: Very Good


299pp. + 60pp. concordance & reference guide. Original full leather yap binding, all edges gilt. Endpapers watermarked "Franklin" on the verso. Flake #2961. Flake says, "Reissue from the 1911 plates with addition of Section 130, 131, 132." OCLC Worldcat locates two copies of this edition in institutional holdings. Top corner of the "yap" chipped away. Extremities rubbed. The head of the spine is starting to chip. View more info

Mr. Durant of Salt Lake City "That Mormon"

By: Rich, Ben E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Deseret News Press: 1952

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019423

Condition: Very Good


127pp. + list of addresses. Originally printed in 1893. Some mottling and soil to the wraps. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Early Pioneers and Pioneer Events of the State of Illinois

By: Ross, Harvey Lee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Astoria, Stevens Publishing Co.: 1970

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 023026

Condition: Very Good


199pp. 1st Printing of the Facsimile Reprint Edition. Original maroon half-cloth, spine lettering stamped in gilt, marbled paper covered boards. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Lengthy sections on Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Jackson and the circuit riding preacher Peter Cartwright. The section on the latter includes some material on Cartwright's effort to drive the Mormons out of Illinois. There is a lengthy paragraph on this topic on pages 188-189 which concludes, "So Peter Cartwright got after the Mormons with all the power and might that he possessed, and did much to check their ... View more info

Kingdom of the Saints, The Story of Brigham Young and the Mormons

By: West Jr., Ray B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021886

Condition: Very Good


389pp. 1st Edition. Original blue cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt. Map endpapers. Illustrated. Corners bumped. Ownership inscription to the first blank prelim. The jacket has traces of creasing to the spine ends and is otherwise unmarked. A pretty copy. View more info

The Giant Joshua

By: Whipple, Maurine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019904

Condition: Very Good


637pp. Corners bumped. Extremities rubbed but not rubbed through. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. The jacket is in pieces and heavily edgeworn. It has been placed in a mylar protector to keep it together. View more info