Liverpool: S.W. Richards, 1853. First Edition. 12mo. Item #018529
223p. A near fine copy of the first edition of the first book of poetry published by a LDS member. . Includes lines written in honor of Elder Franklin D. Richards by Miss Eliza R. Snow, his eulogy to Orson Pratt, one of the Twelve Apostles, Lines on the departure of Mr. John Bromley and family for Council Bluffs, Mrs. T.B. Stenhouse's farewell to her husband; and several on Joseph Smith as well as printed notes on pages 221-223. The original errata slip in back. Bound in green embossed cloth, pink endpapers, light fading to spine and slightly bumped corner. [Flake 5067; Sabin 50740].