Wednesday, November 11, 2009

LDS Church Employee Leather Gift Books

Each Christmas since 1981, the First Presidency has commissioned a special leatherbound book to be printed as gifts for Church employees (the 81-87 editions were softbound leather). These books are of high quality, with attractive binding, giving them great appeal to collectors. The 1988-93 books are by far the most difficult to obtain.

(1981) Triple Combination, softbound.

(1982) Bible, softbound.

(1983) Jesus the Christ (large softbound). Talmage, James E.

(1984) Articles of Faith (large softbound). Talmage, James E.

(1985) Hymn Book.

(1986) Booklet of Quotes.

(1987) Brown Pocket Hymnal.

(1988) Brown Quad (small).

(1989) Life of Joseph Smith, The Prophet. Cannon, George Q.

(1990) Gospel Doctrine. Smith, Joseph F.

(1991) Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Smith, Joseph Fielding (Compiler).

(1992) Discourses of Brigham Young. Widtsoe, John A. (Compiler).

(1993) Gospel Ideals. McKay, David O.

(1994) Gospel Standards. Grant, Heber J.

(1995) Stand Ye In Holy Places. Lee, Harold B.

(1996) Gospel Kingdom. Taylor, John.

(1997) Discourses of Wilford Woodruff. Durham, G. Homer (Compiler).

(1998) Miracle of Forgiveness. Kimball, Spencer W.

(1999) Biography & Family Record of Lorenzo Snow.

(2000) Teachings of George Albert Smith. McIntosh, Robert (Editor) and Susan McIntosh (Editor).

(2001) Selections from Doctrines of Salvation. Smith, Joseph Fielding.

(2002) Teachings of Howard W. Hunter. Hunter, Howard W.

(2003) Sermons and Writings of President Ezra Taft Benson. Benson, Ezra Taft.

(2004) Discourses of President Gordon B. Hinckley, Volume 1. Hinckley, Gordon B. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2004.

(2005) Discourses of President Gordon B. Hinckley, Volume 2: 2000-2005 . Hinckley, Gordon B. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2005.

(2006) Triple Combination (maroon invecchiato leather). 2006.

(2007) Bible (maroon invecchiato leather). 2007.

(2008) Hymnal (maroon invecchiato leather). 2008.
(2009) Jesus the Christ (maroon invechiato leather). 2009


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Lauren Jones said...

When can we expect to see an update to the list of "Church employee Christmas gift edition" books for 2010-2013? Thanks.