1st edition book of mormon
book of mormon products for sale | eBayAleah Ingram February 21, World. The auction will go until February 27, , at p. All subsequent editions list Smith as the translator. Holding the earliest unique writings of the Latter Day Saints movement, practitioners regard it as scripture as well as a historical record of God and his interactions with the ancient people in the Americas. The route to publication was not an easy one. Egbert B.
The First Edition Book of Mormon
Book of Mormon, 1830
Published by Doubleday, New York From: Kubik Fine Books Ltd. Seller Rating:. About this Item: Doubleday, New York, First Doubleday Edition. A hardcover book in near-fine condition with a like-new dustjacket. The book is clean and tight, except for a former owner's private library stamps on the endpapers.
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Several weeks ago, according to the owner of an upstate New York auction company, he and his staff were combing through the belongings of an elderly man about to enter a nursing home. The house was just outside Palmyra, the birthplace of the Mormon religion, and amid the attic clutter, at the bottom of a box of books, was the treasure: a year-old first-edition copy of the Book of Mormon. There were originally 5, first-edition copies of the Book of Mormon, and some collectors estimate that fewer than may remain today. Mormons believe that the Book of Mormon, one of three books of Mormon Scripture beyond the Bible, was translated from golden tablets that Joseph Smith Jr. In recent years, interest has soared in first-edition Mormon documents, as have the prices paid at auction. That copy had a special provenance. Weiss said.
Several angles of the first-edition Book of Mormon, printed in , which sold for $80, at auction on Feb. 27, Photo courtesy of.
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The winning bidder was a private collector, according to EBTH., CNN — Law enforcement agents have recovered a rare first-edition copy of the Book of Mormon that was reported stolen from a Mesa, Arizona, bookstore in late May.
It is a first edition of the Book of Mormon. My great-great-grandfather received it in Massachusetts and brought it out west through Missouri and finally to Salt Lake and then Oregon. There were five early editions of the Book of Mormon published that are extremely significant to the LDS faith, the first edition of being the most important, but also the Kirtland, the Nauvoo, the Liverpool and the Nauvoo. So this has been continuously in your family since three years after the birth of Mormonism. Can you tell me a little bit about the writing on there?