The Very Scarce Third Edition of The Book of Mormon
[Mormons]. [Joseph Smith, Jr]. The Book of
Mormon. Translated by Joseph Smith, Jr. Third Edition
Carefully Revised by the Translator. Nauvoo, Ill: Printed by
Robinson and Smith, 1840. Third edition, later issue (with broken
type on page 9, without index leaves printed later, and with two
facing pages of witness testimony beginning on the verso of page
571). Twelvemo. -571, [ii], [1, blank] pages. Contemporary full
mottled calf, spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Front board nearly
detached, binding worn at spine and corners, some rubbing, minor
soiling, some foxing or intermittent soiling to text. A good copy
of a very rare item (published in an edition of only 2,000 copies)
and restored some readings from the original manuscript which
didn't appear in the first two editions.
Flake 597. Sabin 83040. Howes S623.
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