Across the Continent: A Summer's Journey to the Rocky Mountains, the Mormons, and the Pacific States
Place Published: Springfield, MA; New York
Publisher: Samuel Bowles & Company; Hurd & Houghton
Date Published: 1866
Edition: Early edition
Book Id: 45715
452pp. Octavo [19.5 cm] in pebbled brown cloth with gilt spine title, blind embossed borders, tipped-in map. Spine lightly cocked with light chipping and fraying to tips, nick to spine cloth near foot, corners bumped and exposed, light smudging to front board, slight ripple to rear board cloth; 6" tear to map, short tear to title page at top, light chipping to rear free endpaper with corresponding roughness to rear pastedown where endpaper had been adhered; text is moderately wavy and toned.
Contains several chapters on Mormon culture and mores, and also a chapter on the Great Basin.