Scenery of the Plains, Mountains and Mines: Or a Diary Kept upon the Overland Route to California, by Way of the Great Salt Lake: Travels in the Cities, Mines, and Agricultural Districts Embracing the Return by the Pacific Ocean and Central America, In the Years 1850, '51, '52 and '53

Ogdensburgh, NY: Published by J.C. Sprague, Book - Seller, 1855. Hardcover. 324pp. Octavo [20.5 cm] Full brown cloth with decorative blind stamping to boards. Title and bands blind stamped on backstrip. Very good. Sporadic foxing throughout. Cosmetic splitting to joints. Item #21415

Includes a short (unflattering) description of Salt Lake City and the Mormons. The overland journey occupies the first 180 pages of the book, with the balance devoted to describing California and the return trip via Nicaragua. Wagner/Camp 258. Graff 2892. Howes L359. Sabin 38904. Streeter 3179. Auerbach 686. Flake/Draper 4742.

Price: $500.00

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