Salt Desert Trails: A History of the Hastings Cutoff and other early trails which crossed the Great Salt Desert seeking a shorter road to California
Place Published: Salt Lake City
Publisher: Western Printing Company
Date Published: 1930
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 4228
178,  pp. including index at the rear. Octavo [23.5 cm] Original, dark brown and green cloth covered flexible boards with embossed title, wagon and oxen design to front cover. No dust jacket. Black and white facsimile photos and illustrations; pictorial endsheets. Very good. Minor wear to edges, corners, spine ends. The pages are slightly age-toned.
Emigrants following the Hastings Cutoff met with disaster and the Cutoff was responsible for the deaths of nearly half the members of the Donner Party.