Published by Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, 1967
3-352pp. including twenty-four illustrations. Portrait frontispiece. Original blue cloth. Very good. In dust jacket. "The first full length biography of a California Presbyterian minister" (dust jacket).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28084
Published by San Fernando, 1943
42pp. plus bibliography. Stiff pictorial wrappers. About fine. Mainly concerns the overland migration to Utah.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8881
Published by Boston, 1852
44pp. Dbd. Near fine. Laments the great loss to the Republic of the famed Webster. Lacks frontis portrait noted by Sabin. SABIN 90985.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM5909
Published by New Harmony Memorial Commission, [ Np], 1939
xii,219pp. plus nine plates. Original blue cloth. Gilt stamped cover and spine. Map endpapers. Frontispiece. Fine. An account of New Harmony, Indiana from the perspective of the Fauntleroy home. Originally constructed as the fifty-third dormitory of the Rappite community in New Harmony, it became known as the Fauntleroy Home when it was purchased by Robert Henry Fauntleroy in 1840.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM27635
Published by Salt Lake City, 1935
94pp. plus advertisements and facsimile. Illus. Gilt pictorial cloth. Fine. Compiled by N.B. Lundwall. WAGNER-CAMP 171 (note). MINTZ 378.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8976
Published by New York, 1925
xvi,478pp. plus plates. Portrait. Cloth. A near fine, partially unopened copy. Includes a history of Mormonism, the role of Joseph Smith, etc., with a bibliography and index. FLAKE 9695.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM3454
Published by Privately Printed, Salt Lake City, 1922
,268pp. plus plates. Portrait. Illus. Gilt cloth. Cloth bit stained. Front free endsheet excised, lower margin dampstained throughout, else very good. The story of the scheme concocted by Matthew Thomson to sell fraudulent degrees in Masonry and other orders through the U.S. mail, for which he was convicted in 1922.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM9260
Published by New York, 1812
298 (of 300)pp. Lacks final leaf of index. Contemporary calf, spine gilt, leather label. Old library labels on spine, ink stamp on titlepage. Extremities worn. Contemporary bookplate on front pastedown, ownership inscription on front flyleaf. Some light foxing and toning. About good. An account of Rev. Ezra Stiles Ely's time among the poor in New York City while chaplain to the hospital and almshouse there. Ely, a Presbyterian clergyman, spent significant effort trying to convert and save the souls of the city's poor. All of Ely's pieces tend to illustrate the demimonde of New York of the era. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 25332.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM46513
Published by Boston, 1911
402pp. Portrait. Gilt cloth. Front hinge cracked but sound. Very good. The author was the son of George Q. Cannon, First Councillor of the Mormon Church from 1880 to 1901. FLAKE 1144.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8872
Published by Salt Lake City, 1907
19pp. Printed wrappers, in Gaylord binder. Very good. A general response to the most often voiced criticisms of the Church. This copy is at variance with the two forms in which Flake records this tract, without the text on pages 19-20. The text is signed in print by Smith, J.R. Winder, and A.H. Lund. FLAKE 1310,1311 (ref).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8771
Published by Salt Lake City, 1895
459pp. Original gilt cloth. Bright and clean internally. Very good. Third edition. FLAKE 7361.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM34964
Published by Printed and sold by Brown and Danforth, Providence, R.I., 1822
pp. 12mo. Printed self-wrappers, stitched. Additional stab holes in blank gutter. Very light scattered foxing. A very good copy. Together with the calendar, this volume of Bickerstaff's RHODE-ISLAND ALMANACK includes New England and federal court dates, agricultural advice, including articles on fattening cattle and preserving meat, and a variety of poems, aphorisms, and anecdotes. The final pages of the volume include a discussion of "profane swearing" ("The Swearer's Prayer, or his Oath Explained" and "The Prayer Answered," pp.[23-24]) and a pacificist essay entitles, "The aged Farmer's Address to the Warrior" (pp.[25-28], from the HERALD OF PEACE). DRAKE 13017.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM37669
Published by Caldwell, Id, 1940
279pp. plus plates and index. Portrait. Gilt cloth. Fine. In tanned dust jacket with a couple of small chips. Biography of Brigham Young as told by his daughter.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8973
Published by American West Publishing Company, Palo Alto, Ca., 1974
111pp. Photographic illus. Cloth. Very fine copy with clean and vibrant photographs. In original slipcase. A stunning visual depiction of the Spanish Missions of California. Photographic impressions by Marvin Wax; descriptive passages by Charles Francis Saunders and J. Smeaton Chase selected from THE CALIFORNIA PADRES AND THEIR MISSIONS, published in 1915. WEBER, THE CALIFORNIA MISSIONS, p.106.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM26507
Published by Madrid, 1779
,476 (of 477)pp. Lacks last page of index. Small quarto. Contemporary vellum, recased; lettered on spine. Bottom portion of original spine perished. Light dampstaining and soiling. Slight worming, affecting small portions of text. Good. A later edition of this noted religious work by Luis de Granada (1505-1588), which was first published in two parts, in 1556-1557 (cf. Palau). Granada was a Dominican theologian and prolific writer, producing forty-nine works in thirty-five years. Only one copy of this edition on OCLC, at the University of Oxford. PALAU 107603. OCLC 43747463.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM40993
Published by New York, 1951
240pp. plus plates. Double-sheet map. Cloth. Fine, in bit soiled dust jacket. Includes descriptions and histories of communities founded by the Mormons, Shakers, Rappites, Owenites and Icarians, among others.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM14838
Published by Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, 1942
,147-379pp. with machine made laid paper leaves inserted every other leaf. Original blue cloth. Gilt stamped spine. Bookplate. Presentation copy of a review by Arthur E. Bestor, Jr. laid in. Very good or better. Volume fourteen, number two of the Indiana State Historical Society publications, this diary is the work of a thus-far relatively anonymous participant in the founding of New Harmony.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM27652
Published by Deseret, Salt Lake City, 1930
182pp. Gilt cloth. About fine. Speaks to the origin, language and publishing history of the text. FLAKE 5156.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM9094
Published by Albert Carrington, [Liverpool, 1880
16pp. Dbd. Punch hole in blank gutter, else very good. One of three contemporary Liverpool printings of this tract. Flake locates nine copies of one, one copy of another, and four copies with this imprint. FLAKE 5822.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8711
Published by Francis E. Harrison, Danielsonville [Ct.], 1852
23,pp. Original printed wrappers. Lightly creased, hole in rear cover. Contemporary pencil notation on front cover. Internally clean. Very good plus. Funeral sermon preached by the Rev. Thomas O. Rice, pastor of the First Congregational Church in West Killingly, Connecticut. Danielsonville was incorporated as a borough of Killingly in 1854. The name of the town was changed to Danielson at the end of the 19th century. An unusual imprint, with only seven copies located in OCLC.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM46088
Published by Salt Lake City, 1905
98pp. Original printed wrappers. About fine. Discusses an article by the then late John Hay, and reviews the story of Joseph Smith's death. FLAKE 9776.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8832
Published by Newark, 1806
192pp. Full contemporary mottled calf, leather label. Front hinge broken, rear tender. Some light tanning and foxing, penciled doodling to titlepage, else internally good. Later edition, first published in 1782. One of many, many works published by this early author. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 10902.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM9257
Published by Louisville, Ky, 1875
14,pp. Original printed wrappers. Institutional ink and embossed blind stamp to front cover and titlepage, mild soiling to covers. Very good. A rare Kentucky imprint recording the minutes of the 1875 meeting of the Long Run Association, a Louisville Baptist group whose objective was "to consider the best means for the dissemination of the Gospel within its bounds, and in the world." No copies in OCLC.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM54062
Published by Wm. Budge, [Liverpool, 1879
16pp. Self-wrappers. Punch hole in blank gutter. Stained. Very good. Delivered by Budge at a London Conference at Goswell Hall, Dec. 9, 1879, and frequently reprinted and published abroad in several languages. FLAKE 971.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8709
Published by San Francisco, 1875
41pp. Original printed wrappers. Chipped, else good. An early history of the missions of California and the life there as observed in the 1870s. EBERSTADT 132:138. COWAN, p.295.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM3178
Published by William Budge, [ Liverpool, 1880
16pp. Dbd. Very good. A defense of the validity of Smith's revelations, and of the authenticity of THE BOOK OF MORMON. FLAKE 5827.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8712
Published by Philadelphia, 1828
50pp. 12mo. Contemporary red morocco, gilt. Spine partially perished, boards detached; repaired with tape. Light foxing. Contemporary ownership inscription on front flyleaf. Fair. Slim Episcopalian hymnal, complete with an index of song titles. Not in Shoemaker.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM45732
Published by Salt Lake City, 1899
xxviii,259pp. Charts. Original gilt cloth. Some edge wear and pencilled notes. Very good. Second edition, revised and enlarged to continue the chronology through 1898. FLAKE 4400.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8495
Published by London, 1815
197,pp. Contemporary boards, later leather spine. Front board detached, spine partially perished, corners worn. Contemporary ownership inscription on front flyleaf. Else internally clean and good. Untrimmed. Harriet Newell was among the first American missionaries to travel overseas. She died after childbirth, after less than a year abroad, at the tender age of nineteen. Her memoirs were published posthumously and were very popular.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM45721
Published by Providence, 1838
161pp. Contemporary pebbled cloth, cover label. Bit rubbed. Very good. An informative discourse on the early history of Rhode Island. "Mr. Ross was pastor of the First Baptist Church in Newport. His work is quite full upon the history of Newport from its first settlement in 1638" - Bartlett. SABIN 73341. PARKS, RHODE ISLAND 1199. BARTLETT, pp.233-34.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM16612