Salt Lake City: Juvenile Instructor, 1889. First edition. Leather bound. vi, 440 (i.e. 540)p., l., 372 (i.e. 362)pp. Quarto [25 cm] 3/4 black leather with pebbled black cloth over boards, a gilt tooled spine, and a decorative gilt stamped titles on the spine and front cover. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Lorenzo Snow. As noted in Flake, pp. 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. Ex-library, with library stamps on the preliminary pages, and very occasionally in the text. The backstrip is moderately sunned and has a small patch of adhered paper. The front hinge is broken, the text block is cracked multiple times, and the text block is beginning to pull away from the spine. ***Missing pp. 1-8 and pp. 355-358. Half of p. 47/48 has been torn out. Pp. 345-368 are hanging on by a thread. The engravings are offset on the opposite pages, for the most part lightly. Lacking the illustrated plate at p. 1 (Lorin Farr) and the illustrated plate at p. 357 (William B. Preston). Fair. Item #45518
With 24 of the 26 engraved plates. 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. Flake/Draper 9045.