The History of Salt Lake City and Its Founders By Authority of the City Council and Under the Supervision of a Committee Appointed by the Council and Author
Place Published: Salt Lake City
Publisher: Star Printing Company
Date Published: 1886
Edition: Early edition
Book Id: 45978
viii, -896, 172, 36pp. Small thick quarto [23 cm] 3/4 brown leather with pebbled brown cloth covered boards, five gilt stamped compartments on the spine, black leather spine labels, and decorative gilt borders on the covers. Marbled endpapers. Good. The extremities are rubbed, the front cover is nearly detached, and the boards are a bit stained. Light sunning to the spine. There are a number of ownership marks and ink stamps on the preliminary and terminal leaves. Complete.
Frontis engraved portrait of Brigham Young, plus thirty-one additional steel engraved portraits of prominent Utah men. Flake 9038. Howes T414. With the History of Salt Lake City, Biographies. 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.