An Expedition to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah: Including a Description of Its Geography, Natural History, and Minerals, and an Analysis of Its Waters
An expedition to the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah : including a description of its geography, natural history, and minerals, and an analysis of its waters ; with an authentic account of the Mormon settlement ... also, a reconnoissance of a new route through the Rocky Mountains
Lippincott, Grambo & Company, 1852
Bound in publisher's cloth. 487 p. Hardcover. Chip missing from spine cover. Illustrated with 57 lithographed plates, 3 folding; one folding map. Contemporary book plate of D.S. Dickinson. (Daniel S. Dickinson 1800-1866, US Senator from NY). "Captain Stansbury commanded the detachment of the Armyâ€™s Topographical Engineers which was directed in 1849 to explore and report on the Great Salt Lake Basin. Of particular interest were the newly established Mormon settlements and the routes and passes through the Rockies for emigrants and possibly a railroad," Wagner-Camp-Bicker 219:2; Graff 3947; Howes S884; Sabin 90372.