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For over one hundred years the Salt Lake Temple has stood as a visual symbol and monument to its people and still figures prominently in the lives of the faithful of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Its sacred nature and geographical location were central to the Mormon doctrine of gathering. The Church's removal to the Great Basin region was seen as fulfillment of Isaiah's prophecy that the Lord would be “established in the tops of the mountains.”
Dimensions: 8½ x 10½ x 1.0 inches
Weight: 2lbs 8oz
Blind debossing front cover and spine
300 gram archival somerset paper
Embossed Temple using smoke tint foil.
Combination emboss/deboss of Angel "Moroni", “Holiness to the Lord” dedicatory inscription and spine, all using gold foil
Contains 208 pages with over 200 color and archival photographs, detailing the history, planning and symbolism with full views of every room of the interior, all spot varnished for added luster and printed on acid-free paper for the preservation of the book and its contents.
Reproductions from original glass plates taken by C.R. Savage, circa 1911. These photos, stored in the Church Archives for more than 80 years, were published in their entire sequence for the first time in this book, including rare pictures of the Holy of Holies.
Award winning world-wide recognition. Best of Category winner of the Printing Industries of America's “Benny” (Benjamin Franklin) Award — bestowed upon those companies that exhibit excellence in printing and design. Selected from nearly 5,000 printed pieces by a panel of discriminating industry professionals.
Collectors Item A milestone in publishing, The Salt Lake Temple: A Monument To A People is the first comprehensive and authoritative text about the Salt Lake Temple.
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by Brian - reviewed on April 23, 2012
The photographs and stories are great, but the pages describing and showing photographs of endowment rooms are OUT OF ORDER! The section page for the endowment rooms and pages for the first room come AFTER the subsequent rooms. This huge failure on the part of both the author and publisher greatly detracts from what otherwise would have been a great book on the Salt Lake Temple.