hardcover. Vol. I, complete in 12 monthly numbers, July 1864-June 1865, with the only other numbers issued-Vol. II, Nos. 1 and 2. June and December, 1868. Bound in one volume. 8vo, modern cloth, paper label; (light foxing, otherwise very good). Bloomington, Illinois: Published by the Church, 1864-5; Independence, Missouri: Published by the Church, 1868. First Editions.
Complete run of this rare Mormon periodical. The title-page for Volume I is present. The editor, Granville Hedrick, had received a Revelation in April, 1864, concerning the authority of Joseph Smith, Jr. The Truth-Teller advocated the authenticity of the Primitive Organization of the Church.