Diary of Charles Lowell Walker (2 volumes)

Walker, Charles Lowell; A. Karl Larson and Katherine Miles Larson (Editors)

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Place Published: Logan, UT
Publisher: Utah State University Press
Date Published: 1980
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 31136


953pp. Quarto [26 cm] Orange cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spines and front covers. Very good. The edges of the spines and covers are gently bumped and rubbed. The spines are rolled. There is a former owner's name in pen on the front pastedown of volume 2. There is also a former owner's embossed stamp on the title page of volume 2.


From the Introduction- "Always one feels his indomitable spirit of survival. Through his journal narrative runs the thread of Utah's struggle to attain statehood and the relentless pressures of the national government upon that peculiar institution, plural marriage, which kept that desired status just beyond reach."