The City of the Saints, and Across the Rocky Mountains to California
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Harper & Brothers, Publishers
Date Published: 1862
Edition: First American Edition
Book Id: 13984
574pp. Octavo [24 cm] Dark brown cloth with elaborate decorative blind stamping to boards and backstrip. Title gilt stamped on backstrip. Very good. Volume has been rebacked with original backstrip laid over. New endsheets and pastedowns added. Frontis missing. Light sporadic foxing throughout.
Includes sixteen illustrations and two fold-outs. After traveling through the Holy Land, Burton turned his eyes to the Great Basin. The book tells of the noted adventurer's travels through Indian country to visit Salt Lake City and study the polygamous practices of the Mormons there. Flake/Draper 1029. Howes. B1033. Wagner/Camp 370:2. Sabin 9497. Wheat 1021