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ROUTE FROM LIVERPOOL TO GREAT SALT LAKE VALLEY

ROUTE FROM LIVERPOOL TO GREAT SALT LAKE VALLEY

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ROUTE FROM LIVERPOOL TO GREAT SALT LAKE VALLEY: Illustrated With Steel Engravings and Wood Cuts From Sketches Made By Frederick Piercy, Including Views of Nauvoo and the Ruins of the Temple, with a historical account of the City, etc . . . . Together with A Geographical and Historical Description of U

by Linforth, James (Edited By)

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A faithful reproduction of the very scarce original 1855 edition, quarto (12 by 9 1/4 inches) Los Angeles: Westernlore Press, 1959. viii, 120 pages, illustrated with 30 unnumbered leaves of engraved plates, nine woodcut illustrations, portraits, 1 folded map, textured black cloth, fabrikoid binding, with title in gilt (within an embossed framed ornament in blind) on front cover, and gilt lettering on spine. Very good condition (minor slight bend to title page, not affecting contents).


Piercy was the artist, and the original author, of this early Western travel narrative.

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Caravan Book Store US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
1085
Title
ROUTE FROM LIVERPOOL TO GREAT SALT LAKE VALLEY
Author
Linforth, James (Edited By)
Format/Binding
Hardcover, Cloth
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
Facsimile Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
[Westernlore Press]
Place of Publication
[Los Angeles]
Date Published
[1959]
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
Western American History; Americana; Western Americana; Mormon; Overland Travel; Rare Americana;

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About Caravan Book Store

For more than 65 years, we have specialized in rare and out of print books on the Western experience, satisfying a vast and varied clientele. Our focus is on early California and Los Angeles, represented by books, ephemera, paintings, and prints. Fine press, printing history, literature, gastronomy, aviation, railroads, and voyages are also available. Our store opened in downtown Los Angeles in 1954, and is now closed; but we are still available by phone, regular mail, and email. We issue occasional catalogs online.

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