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Howard Stansbury AN EXPEDITION TO THE VALLEY OF THE

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Title: 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. Illustrated by Numerous Beautiful Plates, from Drawings Taken on the Spot. Also, a Reconnoissance of a New Route through the Rocky Mountains, and Two Large and Accurate Maps of That Region
Author: Howard Stansbury - Howard Stansbury was a major in the U.S. Army Corps of Topographical Engineers. His most notable achievement was leading a two-year expedition (1849–1851) to survey the Great Salt Lake and its surroundings. The expedition report entitled "Exploration and survey of the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, including a reconnaissance of a new route through the Rocky Mountains" was published in 1852 providing the first serious scientific exploration of the flora and fauna of the Great Salt Lake Valley as well as a favorable impression of the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who had settled there beginning in 1847. (Information courtesy of Wikipedia)
Publisher: Lippincott, Grambo & Co.
City: Philadelphia
Year: 1855
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 487 pages
Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in blind-stamped dark brown cloth, with gilt lettering to the spine. The cover of the spine is attached only at the bottom. The front and rear covers display very mild rubbing, with loss visible at the outside corners of the boards. The binding is sound. A bookplate appears on the front pastedown. The pages exhibit scattered foxing. This work contains numerous plates, including several fold outs.There are no maps.

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Howard Stansbury AN EXPEDITION TO THE VALLEY OF THE

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Dec 13, 2015
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Lot 4288 Details

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Title: 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. Illustrated by Numerous Beautiful Plates, from Drawings Taken on the Spot. Also, a Reconnoissance of a New Route through the Rocky Mountains, and Two Large and Accurate Maps of That Region
Author: Howard Stansbury - Howard Stansbury was a major in the U.S. Army Corps of Topographical Engineers. His most notable achievement was leading a two-year expedition (1849–1851) to survey the Great Salt Lake and its surroundings. The expedition report entitled "Exploration and survey of the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, including a reconnaissance of a new route through the Rocky Mountains" was published in 1852 providing the first serious scientific exploration of the flora and fauna of the Great Salt Lake Valley as well as a favorable impression of the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who had settled there beginning in 1847. (Information courtesy of Wikipedia)
Publisher: Lippincott, Grambo & Co.
City: Philadelphia
Year: 1855
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 487 pages
Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in blind-stamped dark brown cloth, with gilt lettering to the spine. The cover of the spine is attached only at the bottom. The front and rear covers display very mild rubbing, with loss visible at the outside corners of the boards. The binding is sound. A bookplate appears on the front pastedown. The pages exhibit scattered foxing. This work contains numerous plates, including several fold outs.There are no maps.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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