Salt Lake City: Published by the Kimball Family, Printed at the Juvenile Instructor Office, 1888. First Edition. 520pp. Octavo [24 cm] 3/4 Black leather over dark blue pebbled cloth with the title gilt stamped on the front board and backstrip. Better than very good. Contemporary name in ink and pencil (husband and wife). Binding is very clean. The center gathering is a little wobbly. Complete with all five steel engravings (Heber Kimball, Vilate Kimball, Joseph Smith, Hyrum Smith and Brigham Young) with tissue guards. Item #1824
Nicer than usually seen copy of this biography of the Mormon leader penned by his grandson and part of the informal short series of biographies published in the late 19th century of LDS leaders from the foundation to then. Flake/Draper 9772.