The History of Salt Lake City and Its Founders. By Edward W. Tullidge. Incorporating a Brief History of the Pioneers of Utah; With Steel Portraits of Representative Men; Together with a Carefully Arranged Index and An Elaborate Appendix
Place Published: Salt Lake City
Publisher: Edward W. Tullidge
Date Published: Circa 1886
Edition: Early edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 47988
viii, -896, 28, 151pp. Small thick quarto [24.5 cm] 3/4 brown leather with pebbled black cloth covered boards, with an embossed and gilt stamped spine. Ex-library, with markings on the spine and front endpaper. The cloth on the boards is starting to peel away, and the cloth on the rear board is heavily stained. The extremities are rubbed. The hinges are split and the rear free endpaper is absent. A large portion of the frontispiece portrait has been torn out. There is a long closed tear in p. 115/16.
Frontis engraved portrait of Brigham Young (only partially present), 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.