An early edition of Heaven And Its Wonders And Hell by Emanuel Swedenborg. Octavo, 449pp, [453 index, 2pp ads]. Brown cloth boards, gilt title on spine. Light shelf wear. Previous owners inscription.
Comments: First published in Latin in 1758, by Emanuel Swedenborg. The book is notable for its descriptions of the afterlife and how the physical body lives in the afterlife. The early editions of this book are notable for their influence on Joseph Smith and the Mormon religion.