1833 · Albany
by Priest, Josaih; Theodore C. Hailes
Albany: Printed By Hoffman & White, 1833. Octavo. 400p. 3 leaves of plates (two folding). The folding map shows the confluence Musingum and Ohio Rivers is based on the S. DeWit map of 1822. It has been a decade since a nice copy has appeared at auction. The early Mormons often used his notes since his ideas were closely allied with the Book of Mormon where he claims Mormon came to the what is now North American two millennia ago. Bound in full calf, red morocco spine label gilt, chip to head, text with scattered foxing or toning, previous owner's name dated 1837. folding plate at front has small piece torn away affecting small illustration. A good copy. [Howes P592; Sabin 65484].
(Inventory #: 025023)