The City of the Saints and Across the Rocky Mountains to California.
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1862
Description: 3 maps on one folding plate, folding street map of Great Salt Lake City. 17 engravings. xii, 574pp. + 2pp. of publisher's ads. 8vo, original black blind-stamped cloth, spine worn, edges of corners worn, ex-lib, inner hinges strengthened. New York: Harper, 1862. First American Edition
Comments: "Sir Richard departed from Saint Joseph on August 7, 1860, and arrived at Salt Lake City on August 25. After a stay of about one month in Utah, he continued on to California...Burton was very interested in the Mormons and wrote about them sympathetically. The appendix of the book contains a number of Mormon documents..." Wagner-Camp 370:2. Howes B-1033. Sabin 9497. Cowan p. 87. Graff 512. Wheat, Transmississippi West 5: p. 23. Ex libris with the bookplate of the Metropolitan Club of New York City. Internally, a tight bright copy.Binding: hardcover
Book ID: 251314