Salt Lake City, Utah: Juvenile Instructor Office, 1889. First edition. 8vo (8.75 x 6.25 inches), original blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt lettering, 208 pages. Engraved frontispiece portrait. Binding somewhat scuffed and a little soiled and rubbed, with two light stripes of white offset to the front board; some light toning and dust-soiling; a very good copy. Item #20301
A presentation copy, with a somewhat later ink inscription on the front blank, “Dear Mr. Lewis: I am honored in the request. Yours Sincerely, O. F. Whitney, Aug 21, 1902.” Verses, many on Mormon themes, from the eventual member of the LDS Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Large slightly later bookplate on the front pastedown.