Lot 74 of 196:
Book of Mormon Third European Edition Liverpool 1852  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,560
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$2,500 - $3,500

Title:
The Book of Mormon: An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon, Upon Plates taken from the Plates of Nephi

Author:
Smith, Joseph, translator

Place:
Liverpool

Publisher:
F.D. Richards

Date:
1852

Description:

xii, 563, [1] pp. (12mo) 6x3¾, modern two-tone brown leather with original front and rear panels laid down. "Third European Edition;" First British stereotyped edition.

Scarce early English printing of the basic text of the Mormon faith. This edition is considered one of the ten historical editions of the Book of Mormon. Published by Mormon Apostle Franklin D. Richards, who was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1849 until his death. He also served as president of the quorum from 1898 until his death. Franklin County, Idaho, is named after Richards. Flake 601.


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Condition:
Scuffing to original leather panels, light wear within; very good.


 
Item number:
259755
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