Salt Lake City: Juvenile Instructor, 1889. First edition. vi, 440 (i.e. 540)p., l., 372 (i.e. 362)pp. Quarto [25 cm] Full leather with decorative gilt stamped borders to boards. Title and bands gilt on the backstrip. Title gilt stamped on the front board. A.E.G. Fine. This is a very nice copy of a scarce work.
Pages 537–540 of first paginated part are incorrectly numbered 437–440. Second part has half title: Biographies (supplemental volume). Pages 353–362 of second paginated part are incorrectly numbered 363–372
Short cut inscription in ink that has been affixed to the second free endsheet "This book was given to mother by dear Grandmother Thatcher." This inscription is covering the signature of Mrs. Luna Y. Thatcher (presumably "Grandmother Thatcher"). Eunice Caroline Young Thatcher (1842-1922) was the Daughter of Brigham and Mary Ann Angel Young, and the wife of the prominent Logan resident, George Washington Thatcher (1840-1902). Item #44825
Tullidge's scarcest and most ambitious volume in his series of histories and biographies. Intended as a companion volume to his History of Salt Lake City, this volume covers the rest of the state and Southern Idaho. Much on the Park City mines, Summit County, Ogden Logan and the other northern regions of the state. Numerous Full page illustrations and engravings. Flake/Draper 9045.