The Allegory of the Olive Tree. Translated by Joseph Smith, Jun. Joseph Smith.
The Allegory of the Olive Tree. Translated by Joseph Smith, Jun.
The Allegory of the Olive Tree. Translated by Joseph Smith, Jun.

The Allegory of the Olive Tree. Translated by Joseph Smith, Jun.

Provo, Utah: Tryst Press, 2006. One of fifty copies. Printed in Cochin and Garamond types on handmade paper. The pigments used in painting the decorations are for the most part made from precious and semi-precious stones. A fine copy. Quarter burgundy calf over decorative beige silk boards, design of olive branches in bas-relief across both covers. Large octavo. [32] pp. Item #16810

The Allegory of the Olive Branch is essentially Chapter 5 of the Book of Jacob, one of fifteen main sections of The Book of Mormon. This is the first use of the Book of Mormon in a fine press edition. The colophon notes: "The original text is discussed in detail in Royal Skousen's Analysis of Textual Variants of the Book of Mormon, Part Four (Provo, Utah: The Foundation of Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, Brigham Young University).

This book is the winner of the 2008 Carl Hertzog award for book design. The Tryst Press is owned and operated by Rob and Georgia Buchert.

Price: $1,250.00

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