New York: C. M. Saxton, Barker & Co., 1860. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #23614
386pp + 10pp of publisher's advertisements. Original light brown cloth stamped in blind on the sides, gold lettering on the spine. Collects a series of letters written to the New York Tribune. The author describes his journey through Kansas, the Plains, the Rocky Mountains, Utah, the Sierra Nevada and California. Two of the letters narrate of his encounter with Brigham Young (with a short interview), and the author's thoughts on Mormons and Mormonism. Mild scattered foxing throughout, light wear to extremities, lettering a bit dulled, rear pastedown endpaper partially split at hinge. A solid, clean copy. Graff 1635. Howes G355. Sabin 28490. ; Octavo.