The Great Salt Lake Trail

The Great Salt Lake Trail

Inman, Col. Henry; Col. William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill)

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Place Published: Topeka, Kansas
Publisher: Crane & Company
Date Published: 1914
Edition: Later printing
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good +
Book Id: 47338


529pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Green decorative cloth with a tipi scene on the front board. Illustrated. The spine and covers are rubbed at the extremities, and the ink stamping on the spine has faded. Shaky hinges. The front pastedown has a bookseller's ticket. Internally fine.


From the Preface- "Over this historical highway the Mormons made their lonely Hegira to the valley of that vast inland sea. On its shores they established a city, marvelous in its conception, and a monument to the ability of man to overcome almost insuperable obstacles - the product of a faith equal to that which inspired the crusader to battle to the death for the possession of the Holy Sepulchre. Over this route, also, were made those world-renowned expeditions by Fremont, Stansbury, Lander, and others of lesser fame, to the heart of the Rocky Mountains, and beyond to the blue shores of the Pacific Ocean." Includes a recounting of the Mountain Meadows Massacre. Flake/Draper 4254. Howes I55