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Deseret Reader, Second Volume by General Conference Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints - Hardcover - 1868 - from Back of Beyond Books, ABAA and Biblio.com

Deseret Reader, Second Volume

by General Conference Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


New York. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1868. Hardcover. Volume 2 of the Deseret Reader. Published in 1868 to be used in schools in Utah for teaching the 38-character phonetic Deseret alphabet. Small hardcover book is in remarkable condition for age. Beige paper boards with brown buckram spine and decorative illustration on front board. Interior is free of markings. Boards are heavily toned; some bumping and soiling to spine. Front endpaper is missing bottom right corner of page. Light foxing on some pages. The Deseret alphabet lived a short life and was never widely adopted; At least four books were published in the new alphabet: The First Deseret Alphabet Reader, The Second Deseret Alphabet Reader, The Book of Mormon, and a Book of Mormon excerpt. Flake 2818. ; Book; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .
  • Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 015800
  • Title: Deseret Reader, Second Volume
  • Author: General Conference Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1868
  • Keywords: Mormon, Utah, Deseret, Alphabet
  • Bookseller catalogs: Education; Mormon; Reference;


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