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A Journey To Great-Salt-Lake City

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First English edition of A Journey To Great-Salt-Lake City by Jules Remy.

Octavo, [2 Volumes], cxxxi, 508pp. (Vol.1); vii, 605pp.(Vol. 2). Rebound in contemporary brown calf, raised bands, gilt title on spine over green leather backing. Frontispiece portrait in both volumes. Library stamp on front free end paper of both volumes and bottom of text block of Volume I. Marbled end papers. Complete with 10 illustrated plates and fold-out map of United States (tape repair at the crease). Clean interior pages. (Sabin 69594) (Howes R-210) An attractive rebound copy.

Comments: First printed in France in 1860 and titled Voyage Au Pays des Mormons, this work is one of the first international accounts of the Mormon tradition in the United States. This first English edition narrated the travels of Jules Remy from San Francisco to Salt Lake City, their observations of the Mormon Religion, notes on the lives of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young and observations of Utah. An important book in an attractive leather binding.

Additional information

Location Published

London

Publisher

W. Jeffs

Edition

First Edition

Date Published

1861

ISBN
Binding

Full leather

Condition
Jacket Condition
Author

Remy | Jules & Brenchley | Julius

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