New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1873. First edition. Hardcover. 761pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Blue cloth over boards with a tan and black printed spine label. Frontis portrait of Brigham Young with tissue guard. Engravings and woodcut illustrations. Good. The extremities are mildly rubbed and bumped. Part of the title on the spine label has rubbed away, and the label has several chips in the edges as well. There is a brief notation in pencil on the front free endsheet. The text block is cracked at the beginning and end. The pages are tanned. Item #41025
Recounts the hand-cart emigration, the Mormon war, the Mountain Meadow Massacre and the colonization of the Rocky Mountains. Flake/Draper #8404.