Very Good in Very Good jacket. 0877478589 Cover has some light edge and corner wear.; Cover has some light edge and corner wear.; What kind of man was Brigham Young? Some have called him the greatest colonizer of all time, a modern Moses who brought the latter-day children of Isreal out of the bondage of persecution. Some know him as a prophet, who saw in vision holy temples and the glorious destiny of his followers in the Rocky Mountains. He was both these and more.; 6.25" x 9.25"; 286 pages;
286pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Red hardcover with gilt stamped titles. Good only. Ex-library. The edges of the boards are heavily rubbed. Library stamps and markings on the edges of the text block, the endsheets, and first several pages. The front free endsheet has a previous owner's bookplate. The dust jacket is in good condition, and is adhered to the covers. The spine is faded. The edges are creased and chipped. Francis M. Gibbons was secretary to the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and had great insights into the workings of the Church organization and the personalities of its leaders.
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