Item #64049 The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft: Volume XXVI. History of Utah. 1540-1886. Hubert H. Bancroft.

The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft: Volume XXVI. History of Utah. 1540-1886.

San Francisco: The History Company, Publishers, 1889. First edition. Hardcover. 805 pp. Octavo. [23.5 cm]. Bound in light brown leather with gilt title stamped on spine, which is stamped with black bands. Marbled edges. Leather is water damaged, most noticeable on rear board. Rear board cocked. Leather is worn away in several places and boards peeking through two corners. Front hinge cracked. Good +. Item #64049

This volume of Bancroft's work concerns Utah and its complex history, from colonization of indigenous lands to the Mormon theocracy and onwards. Bancroft was a bookseller and book collector. A prominent historian of the West, he commissioned writers and contributed material to 39 volumes documenting the history of California, Mexico, the Pacific Northwest, and Western states at large.

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