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    Sale 2505 | Lot 139
    Price Realized: $1,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2505 Lot 139

      (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

      Estimate $400 - 600

      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.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,250