Sep 30, 2021 - Sale 2580

Sale 2580 - Lot 172

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(MORMONS.) Henry Caswall. City of the Mormons, or, Three Days at Nauvoo. [4], 82, [2] pages. Small 8vo, modern 1/2 morocco, original printed front wrapper bound in; minimal wear; original bookseller's tag affixed to title page, covering a perforated "UM" stamp. London, 1842

Additional Details

First edition. A first-hand account of a visit to Nauvoo, written by an unsympathetic St. Louis clergyman. Includes some discussion of the local Sauks (pages 30-33). On the final page, an early owner has added a manuscript note on the murder of Joseph and Hyrum Smith. Flake 1232; Howes C234 ("aa"); Sabin 11476.