The Wonderlands of the Wild West, with Sketches of the Mormons
Date Published: 1891
Book Id: 28378
346pp. Octavo [22.5 cm] Blue cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spine and front cover, and blind stamped decorative borders on the covers. Decorative endsheets. Fair condition only. The covers have multiple light stains. The edges of the covers are bumped and rubbed. The underlying boards are exposed at the corners. The spine is subtly darkened. The hinges are broken, and the text block is beginning to come away from the spine. The front free endsheet is absent. The front flyleaf has been torn out as well. The fore edge margins of the pages throughout the first half of the text are lightly moisture stained. There are very occasional small stains on the pages. The rear flyleaf and the verso of the front free endsheet have numerous fingerprint stains.
Carlton was chairman of the United States Commission for Utah, under the anti-polygamy laws of Congress.