Jun 21, 2016 - Sale 2420

Sale 2420 - Lot 200

Price Realized: $ 15,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 15,000 - $ 25,000
(MORMONS.) Smith, Joseph. The Doctrine and Covenants of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. [3]-448 pages as issued. 12mo, contemporary 1/2 calf, minor wear; lacking front flyleaf, title page a bit short with bottom edge re-margined and 1/2-inch chip filled, moderate dampstaining, paper flaw to 12:5 with slight loss of text, repairs to final 3 leaves with some text supplied to the final index leaf. In a modern 1/2 calf tray case in the style of the original binding. Nauvoo, IL, 1845

Additional Details

Third edition, one of three produced in Nauvoo from 1844 to 1846. Byrd, Illinois Imprints 997; Crawley 270; Flake 2862; Sabin 83154. This edition not known at auction since a Swann sale, 18 June 1992, lot 390.