Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah. Comprising Photographs Genealogies Biographies. Pioneers are Those Men and Women Who Came to Utah by Wagon, Hand Cart or Afoot, Between July 24, 1847, and December 30, 1868, Before the Railroad. Prominent Men are Stake
Place Published: Salt Lake City, UT
Publisher: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company, Publishers
Date Published: 1913
Edition: First edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 37010
1319pp. Large quarto [31 cm] Full leather with raised bands, a gilt stamped title and designs on the backstrip, and the word "Pioneers" embossed on the front cover. Marbled endsheets. Fair condition only. The extremities are heavily rubbed, and the hinges are broken. The text block is split several times at the beginning and end, and it is pulling away from the covers. The pages at the front and back are either completely detached or only hanging on by a thread (a few have tape in the gutters). There is a former owner's brief notation on the front flyleaf. The pages are age-toned, and have occasional small stains.
Edition De Luxe. One of 4500 copies. Number line blank. Hundreds of biographies of early settlers of the Territory. Profusely illustrated with portraits. Through overuse and time this has become an increasingly more difficult item to find in nice condition. Flake/Draper 3182.