Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

all things; where God, even the Father, reigns  upon his thrown forever and ever: before  whose throne all things bow in humble rever ence and give him glory forever and ever.—  They who dwell in his presence are the church  of the first born; and they see as they are seen,  and know as they are known, having received  of his fulness and of his grace; and he makes  them equal in power, and in might, and in do minion. And the glory of the celestial is one,  even as the glory of the son is one. And the  glory of the terrestrial is one, even as the glo ry of the moon is one. And the glory of the  telestial is one, even as the glory of the stars is  one, for as one star differs from another star in  glory, even so differs one from another in glory  in the telestial world: for these are they who  are of Paul, and of Apollos, and of Cephas:— these are they who say they are some of one  and some of another; some of Christ; and  some of John; and some of Moses; and some  of Elias; and some of Esaias; and some of  Isaiah; and some of Enoch, but received not  the gospel; neither the testimony of Jesus;  neither the prophets; neither the everlasting  covenant; last of all, these all are they who  will not be gathered with the saints, to be  caught up unto the church of the first born,  and received into the cloud: these are they  who are liars, and sorcerers, and adulterers,  and whoremongers, and whosoever loves and  makes a lie: these are they who suffer the  wrath of God on the earth: these are they  who suffer the vengeance of eternal fire:— there are they who are cast down to hell and [p. 357]
The Doctrine and Covenants of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Carefully Selected from the Revelations of God. By Joseph Smith, President of Said Church. 2nd ed. Nauvoo, IL: John Taylor, 1844; 3–448; includes typeset signature marks and copyright notice. The copy presented herein is held at CHL; includes marginalia and archival markings.
All but the final gathering of this book was printed in octodecimo format on thirteen sheets that were cut and folded into thirteen gatherings of eighteen leaves (thirty-six pages) each. The final gathering comprises eight leaves (sixteen pages). The text block measures 5⅞ × 3⅝ inches (15 × 9 cm).
The copy of the book presented herein is in a presentation binding of red sheepskin with gilt edges. The volume measures 6 × 3⅞ × 1 inches (15 × 10 × 3 cm). The spine is stamped with gilt ornamental panels and “Doctrine | and | Covenants” and “J. Glenn.” in gilt. The front and back pastedowns, the front flyleaf, and the back flyleaf are single-sided marbled leaves featuring a shell pattern with brown body and veins of red and white. In this copy, the first leaf of the first gathering, which is blank in other extant copies, is missing. The verso of the front flyleaf has two inscriptions, the first in graphite and the second in ink: “RN 69025 | Vault | Book Area | M223.1 | D632 | 1844” and “Jane Glenn | from her friend | Leonora Taylor | Nauvoo Oct 27th | 1844”. The handwriting of the first inscription is unknown; Leonora Taylor inscribed the second.
As the aforementioned ink inscription indicates, Leonora Taylor, wife of early church leader and printer John Taylor, presented this book to Jane Glenn. The book came into the possession of the Historical Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints circa 1983.