Title: Life in Utah or the Mysteries and Crimes of Mormonism: Being an Expose of the Secret Rites and Ceremonies of the Latter-Day Saints with a Full and Authentic History of Polygamy and the Mormon Sect from Its Origin to the Present Time, 1870. First Edition
Author: J.H. Beadle
Publisher: National Publishing Company, O, PA, OH, MO, GA,
A first edition of Beadle's Mysteries and Crimes of Mormonism, with a heavy focus in the state of Utah. From their initial founding, secret rites and ceremonies, general geography, and extremely extensive section of polygamy, this volume provides a detailed and well illustrated account of the once mysterious history of Mormonism, and their practices.
There are 37 black and white illustrations throughout the book, detailing the history of Mormonism, the life and death of Joseph Smith, and rites and practices of Mormons. There is also a large folding map of Utah present.
One volume in octavo, 540 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in fair shape. The dedication page is torn, with part of the right side missing, although all of the text is present.