Nauvoo, IL: Printed by Robinson and Smith, Stereotyped by Shepard and Stearns, 1840.
[iv], -571,  pp. 8vo. Third edition, first state with unbroken "e" in "spake" on page 9, line 23, with testimony of the three witnesses on page , and testimony of the eight witnesses on page . Bound in contemporary calf with morocco title label to spine lettered in gilt, spine ruled in gilt. Shallow wear to crown, front joint expertly repaired, faint stray graphite marks to top textblock edge; modern ownership rubber stamp to front free endpaper; ownership of "Jacob Chandler, Book, 4th month 11th, 1841, Price 1.25" on verso of preface page, and Chandler's name inked again on the verso of the "Testimony of Eight Witnesses" page. Contents toned and browned throughout. Chandler is likely a member of the Quaker family prominent in Chester County, Pennsylvania. One of about 2,000 copies (of 4,000 total) of the last edition to be edited by Joseph Smith. Published by Ebenezer Robinson and Don Carlos Smith, the latter of whom was the younger brother of Joseph Smith. Item #140941624