Apr 16, 2019 - Sale 2505

Sale 2505 - Lot 139

Price Realized: $ 1,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(MORMONS.) Pratt, Parley P. Late Persecution of the Church of Jesus Christ, of Latter Day Saints. 215, [1] pages. 12mo, contemporary 1/2 sheep, worn, library tag on front board; lacking title page (present in facsimile), lacking leaf 17:2 (pages 159-160), foxing; later owners' inscriptions on flyleaf and page iii, bookplate of Ohio State University and other library markings. New York, 1840

Additional Details

Expanded third edition of the 1839 pamphlet, "History of the late persecution . . . by the state of Missouri upon the Mormons." The introduction includes a new summary of Mormon doctrine which proved influential in later works. "An important step in the development of a summary of Mormon belief"--Crawley 64. Flake 6584; Howes P558; Sabin 64967.