Ferris, Benjamin G. UTAH AND THE MORMONS, THE HISTORY, GOVERNMENT, DOCTRINES, CUSTOMS AND PROSPECTS OF THE LATTER-DAY SAINTS....
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1854, First edition. les. Former owner signature on front blank end paper dated July 1854 another and on title page dated 1924, Some pages have margin notes and underlining, most in pencil, but some in ink. Wear to spine ends with small pieces missing and corners, else Very Good and very scarce.
Frontis. drawn portrait of Joseph Smith; Illustratetd with engraved plates and text drawings Combination of personal narrative and a history of the Mormons, principally focusing on their experiences at Nauvoo Westward, collected from interviews with the participants during a six month's residence at Great Salt Lake City by the author. Howes, USiana, F-98. Wagner-Camp, The Plains and the Rockies, 238 b, Paher, Nevada: An Annotated Bibliography, 589. Flake, A Mormon Bibliography, 3328. Sabin 24184.