Salt Desert Trails: A History of the Hastings Cutoff and other early trails which crossed the Great Salt Desert seeking a shorter road to California

Kelly, Charles

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Place Published: Salt Lake City
Publisher: Western Printing Company
Date Published: 1930
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 4228


178, [4] pp. including index at the rear. Octavo [23.5 cm] Original, dark brown and green cloth covered flexible boards with embossed title, wagon and oxen design to front cover. No dust jacket. Black and white facsimile photos and illustrations; pictorial endsheets. Very good. Minor wear to edges, corners, spine ends. The pages are slightly age-toned.


Emigrants following the Hastings Cutoff met with disaster and the Cutoff was responsible for the deaths of nearly half the members of the Donner Party.

By This Author: Kelly, Charles
By This Publisher: Western Printing Company