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History of the Mormons or, Latter-Day Saints. With Memoirs of the Life and Death of Joseph Smith, The "American Mahomet

History of the Mormons or, Latter-Day Saints. With Memoirs of the Life and Death of Joseph Smith, The "American Mahomet

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History of the Mormons or, Latter-Day Saints. With Memoirs of the Life and Death of Joseph Smith, The "American Mahomet

by [Mackay, Charles]

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Auburn: Derby and Miller, 1852. Early printing. Hardcover. 399pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] Original brown cloth binding with embossed designs on the covers, and a gilt stamped title and vignette on the spine. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. Good. There is a 3" split in the front board along the joint. There is a loss from the cloth at the head of the backstrip (measuring 1 wide by 1/2" deep), and there is a smaller loss from the cloth at the foot of the backstrip. The spine and the edges of the front board are a bit sunned. There is a contemporary owner's notation on the front free endpaper, a bookseller's small label on the rear pastedown, and a brief pencil notation on the title page. The pages are clean and quite bright, and the binding is strong. Flake: 5183. Subjects include Expulsion of the Mormons from Nauvoo, Interview with the Indians, Mormon Prosperity, Mormon Materialism and more.

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Bookseller
Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
43580
Title
History of the Mormons or, Latter-Day Saints. With Memoirs of the Life and Death of Joseph Smith, The "American Mahomet
Author
[Mackay, Charles]
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
Early printing
Publisher
Derby and Miller
Place of Publication
Auburn
Date Published
1852
Keywords
Utah; Mormons; Mormonism; Charles Mackay; LDS; Joseph Smith; mha19;

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Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA

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About Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA

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Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Vignette
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Sunned
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Title Page
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