New York: Derby & Jackson, 1859. Early printing. Hardcover. 449pp. Octavo [19.5 cm] Original cloth with blind stamped design to front and rear boards. Gilt title to spine. Illustrated. Good. The extremities are gently bumped, rubbed, and heavily faded. The spine is rolled. There are several very tiny stains on the front board. Corners slightly exposed. Age toning and light foxing to text block edges. Foxing internally. Endsheets darkened and lightly creased. Some of the pages at the beginning have very large and dark stains of foxing. The pages are browned. Pages 48 and 49 have numerous black ink specks. There are also some small ink stains on the rear free endsheet. The text block is cracked multiple times. The illustration at p. 239 is partially detached. Item #32052
Flake: 9576a. Subjects of the narrative include Death of the Prophet, The Fearless Scout, Emily Learns Who She Is, Other Emigrants, Evil Results of Polygamy, and Santa Fe Traders.