The History of Salt Lake City
Place Published: Salt Lake City
Publisher: Star Printing Company
Date Published: 1886
Edition: Early edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 49071
896; 172; 36pp. Small thick quarto [24.5 cm] 3/4 red leather with pebbled b cloth covered boards. Good only. The covers are rubbed and have multiple barely perceptible small stains. The underlying boards are exposed at the corners. There is a one inch loss from the leather at the head of the spine. There is also a large chip in the leather at the head of the spine. The endsheets have multiple cracks along the hinges. The longest crack measures 5 inches. The front pastedown has a former owner's name and address in pen. The front hinge is a little weak. The pages are mildly browned. Numerous tape repairs in the margins of pp. 89-108 of the biography section. The text block is beginning to crack at. p. 625.
Frontis engraved portrait of Brigham Young. Several steel engraved portraits of prominent Utah men. Flake 9039. Howes T409. With the Appendix, History of Salt Lake City Journalism.