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Salt Desert Trails: A History of the Hastings Cutoff and other early trails which crossed the Great Salt Desert seeking a shorter road to California

by Charles Kelly

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Salt Desert Trails: A History of the Hastings Cutoff and other early trails which crossed the Great Salt Desert seeking a shorter road to California by Charles Kelly - 1930

Salt Desert Trails: A History of the Hastings Cutoff and other early trails which crossed the Great Salt Desert seeking a shorter road to California

by Charles Kelly

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Salt Lake City, Utah: Western Printing Company, 1930. First Edition, First Printing. Leatherette. Very Good +. A very-good+ /near fine, signed, first edition Author's signature dated 1930 on first blank leaf. Green pictorial limp leatherette cover with green and gilt stamping of a pioneer wagon, and author's name embossed at foot of cover. Minor shelfwear at corners, head and tail of spine, and along spine edges where the book has ben opened and read. Western map endpapers. Pages show only the mildest toning. Binding is sturdy and sound. No tears, no soiling. Charles Kelly's first book, interesting for California and American history and the opening of the West, including the Donner Party tragedy. 2 previous owner's signatures on title page. The previous owner's signature is CF Hartmeyer, "a grandson of the last member of the Donner party to be rescued." (p 145) 178 pp. plus index. Octavo, 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches tall. [Howes K59, Flake-Draper 4565, Paher K1020].
  • Bookseller Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB US (US)
  • Format/Binding Leatherette
  • Book condition Used - Very Good +
  • Quantity-available 1
  • Edition First Edition, First Printing
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Publisher Western Printing Company
  • Place of Publication Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Date Published 1930
  • Keywords Donner's pass, donner party, cannibal, california, western, america, pioneer, travel

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Salt Desert Trails

Salt Desert Trails

by Kelly, Charles

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9780914740377
ISBN 10
0914740377
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Western Epics, 1996. Paperback. Good. Good trade paperback shows some shelf wear to wraps and underlines and margin marks to couple dozen pages or so. Solid copy of this noted history originally published in 1930.
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Salt Desert Trails.

Salt Desert Trails.

by Kelly, Charles

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Used - Very good in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with a cup ring to the back panel and a little soiling to the spine.
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Salt Lake City. : Western Epics. , 1969. Red cloth gold titles, map endpapers. . Very good in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with a cup ring to the back panel and a little soiling to the spine. . 23.5x15.5 cm. . “A history of the Hastings Cutoff and other early trails which crossed the Great Salt Desert seeking a shorter road to California”. weight: 1.2 lb. 10 pages of illustrations.
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Salt Desert Trails: A History of the Hastings Cutoff and other early trails which crossed the Great Salt Desert seeking a shorter road to California.

by Charles Kelly

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Western Printing Company, 1930. Hardcover. Good. . Buckram binding cover shows minor wear and rubbing. A bit of minor writing and scribbles in the prelims, pages show a bit of minor annotation.
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Salt Desert Trails : A History of the Hastings Cutoff and Other Early Trails Which Crossed the Great Salt Desert Seeking a Shorter Road to California

by Charles Kelly

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Simi Valley, California, United States
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Western Epics, 1969. Hardcover. Good. . First ed. SIGNED by author on page after title, number 85 of only 128 signed copies. Light shelf wear. No jacket, as issued. Pages/boards clean, NO foxing or markings, binding tight. Protected in removable archival plastic sleeve.
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Salt Desert Trails: A History of the Hastings Cutoff and other Early Trails which Crossed the Great Salt Desert Seeking a Shorter Road to California

by Kelly, Charles

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Salt Lake City: Western Printing Company, 1930. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. 178 pp + index, bound in flexible embossed buckram boards, with map endpapers. Light rubbing along front joint, else fine. "The Hastings Cutoff was an alternative route for westward emigrants to travel to California, as proposed by Lansford Hastings in The Emigrant's Guide to Oregon and California. The ill-fated Donner Party infamously took the route in 1846" (wiki). Flake-Draper 4565 ("has some material on the Mormon pioneers"), Howes K-59.
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Salt Desert Trails: A History of the Hastings Cutoff and Other Early Trails Which crossed the Great Salt Desert seeking a Shorter Road to California

by Kelly, Charles

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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Chanute, Kansas, United States
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Salt Lake City, UT: Western Printing Company, 1930. First Edition . Cloth - Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 178 pages, plus index. Covers show light scuffs. Small Booksellers stick at lower edge of bottom paste down. Volume remains tight and is otherwise very clean and intact.
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Salt Desert Trails.

by KELLY, Charles

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Used - Touch of wear to head of spine; but a very nice copy.
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First edition.
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Hardcover
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Rochester, New York, United States
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Salt Lake City:: Western Printing,, 1930.. First edition.. publisher's pebbled cloth.. Touch of wear to head of spine; but a very nice copy.. 8vo,. Howes K-59.
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Salt Desert Trails: A History of the Hastings Cutoff and other early trails which crossed the...

Salt Desert Trails: A History of the Hastings Cutoff and other early trails which crossed the Great Salt Desert seeking a shorter road to California

by Kelly, Charles

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Used
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First edition
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Hardcover
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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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Salt Lake City: Western Printing Company, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. 178, [4] pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Original, pebbled green cloth over flexible card boards, with an embossed title and wagon vignette on the front cover. Black and white facsimile photos and illustrations; pictorial endsheets. In very good plus condition, with light rubbing along the edges of the spine and covers. The pages are mildly age-toned. No dust jacket. Flake 4565, Howes K59. Charles Kelly's first book, and a great work on the different explorers and groups that crossed the Salt Flats, beginning in the early nineteenth century. Includes accounts on Jedediah Smith, Bartleson, Fremont, Clyman, the ill-fated Donner Party, Stansbury and early twentieth century motor travel.
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Salt Desert trails : a history of the Hastings cutoff and other early trails which crossed the Great Salt Desert seeking a shorter road to California

by Kelly, Charles

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  • Paperback
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Used - Very Good
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Paperback
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Simi Valley, California, United States
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Western printing company, 1930-01-01. Paperback. Very Good. . First edition, inscribed and signed by the author in the prelims. Cover shows minor wear, pages are clean. Name and name stamp of former owner on the front endpaper.
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Salt Desert Trails

by Charles Kelly

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Used - Good - Cash
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Hardcover
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Bountiful, Utah, United States
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Western Printing Co., January 1930. Hardcover. Good - Cash. Signed by author with inscription 'To My Friend Bill' on first free end page. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Rubbing to edges. Cloth showing through on corners and edges of spine. Stock photos may not look exactly like the book.
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