The Catholic Church in Utah 1776-1909: An Exposition of Catholic Faith by Bishop Scanlan

Salt Lake City: Intermountain Catholic Church, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. 350pp. Green cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. With folding map of Map Showing Route taken by Fr. Silvestre Velez de Escalante July 29th, 1776-Jan 2nd, 1777. Numerous photographs of prominent Catholic buildings, including a two page folding plate of Judge Memorial Home. Very good. Extremities mildly rubbed. The covers have several light damp stains. There is a previous owner's blind stamp on the front free endsheet. With a dedication inscription from the Knights of Columbus on the second page. There is a very small loss from the top edge of the frontispiece, and the bottom edge of the accompanying tissue guard is torn. Flake #3869. Item #35527

A review of Spanish and Missionary Explorations, Tribal Divisions, names and regional habitats of the pre-European tribes, the Journal of the Franciscan Explorers and discovers of Utah Lake. The trailing of the priests from Santa Fe, N.M., with Map of Route, Illustrations and delimitations of the Great Basin. Pioneering work on non-Mormon and the pre-history of the land we now call Utah.

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