Burton, Richard F.
Title THE CITY OF THE SAINTS AND ACROSS THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS TO CALIFORNIA.
Binding Original black cloth stamped in blind with red tit
Book Condition Wagner-Camp 370. Flake, A Mormon Bibliography, 1027. Cowan p.87. Adams Herd 167. Howes B-1033. Paher, Nevada, An Annotated Bibliography 240. Six-Guns 347. Wheat, Transmissippi West, 5: p.23. Ex.lib copy with inked numbers on endpapers and stamp on title page, and there is a round red library stamp on the title page and the plate facing page 246, no other markings. Minor chipping on top of spine and extremeities and page rippling, else very good. Fold-out map torn in half, both pieces present. An important book and quite scarce.
Edition First American Edition.
Size 574 pp. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2.
Publisher New York: Harper & Bros., 1862.
Seller ID 1334
Frontis. with tissue guard, 9 illustrations in the text and 8 wood-engraved plates (including the frontis.), fold-out sheet with 3 maps; fold-out street plan of Salt Lake City, Illustrations are listed on page xv.; extensive appendix, index. Burton's well-written account of his travels in the American West. "Sir Richard departed from Saint Joseph on August 25. After a brief stay of about one month in Utah, he continued on to California, stopping briefly at Carson City and Virginia City on the way. Burton was very interested in the Mormons and wrote about them sympathetically.
(WEST, UTAH, MORMONS, CALIFORNIA, NEVADA, MORMON, LDS, OVERLAND)