Joseph's City Beautiful, by Mabel A. Sanford
This book is a historical novel of life in old Nauvoo before and after the martyrdom of the Prophet. The main character is a boy named Robert, a close friend of Joseph Smith III. The book was first printed in 1939. The author was acquainted with Nauvoo residents who had known Joseph and Emma personally, which makes this inspiring narrative more historically authentic. Includes excellent colored pictures of Nauvoo. 207 pages.