Glendale: Arthur H. Clark, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Original red cloth, octavo, 404 pp. Frontispiece and 16 full-page plates from photographs. Quite clean and unworn. Very good. Item #18996
A high-ranking member of the Mormon Church (he was the adopted son of Brigham Young) John D. Lee (1812-1877) was executed for his role in the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre when an overland party from Arkansas was massacred by a group of Indians and Mormons disguised as Indians. Western Frontiersmen Series IX.