The History of Salt Lake City and Its Founders
Place Published: Salt Lake City
Publisher: Edward W. Tullidge
Date Published: c. 1886
Edition: Early edition
Book Id: 44083
viii, -896, 28, 151pp. Small thick quarto [24.5 cm] 3/4 brown leather with pebbled brown cloth covered boards. Good only. The extremities are rubbed, and the underlying boards are exposed along the edges. The front free endsheet is absent, and the second front flyleaf is torn. The inside margins of the front pastedown, and front and rear flyleaves have been taped. The engravings are lightly offset on the surrounding pages. There are a couple of small paper repairs on p. 313.
Frontis engraved portrait of Brigham Young, plus thirty-one additional steel engraved portraits of prominent Utah men. Flake 9038a. Howes T409. With the Appendix, History of Salt Lake City Journalism. Subjects covered include Review of Judge Drummond's Course in Utah, The Pioneer Jubilee, Correspondence Between Governor Young and Colonel Alexander, Buchanan Coerced by Public Sentiment into Sending a Commission of Investigation, Reflections Upon the Utah War, Mormon Service On the Overland Mail Line, Great Mass Meeting of the Citizens to Protest Against the Conduct of Governor Harding and Judges Waite and Drake, Dr. Newman's Evangelical Crusade Against Mormon Polygamy, and much more.