Good. Corners and spine ends worn. Minor interior foxing & soil., Illus. cv. with 8 illustrations WEstern US, travel Sheldon & Company New York 1874 First Edition 7 1/2 x 5", 503 pp., Ex-lib. copy (spine label removed, stamp to 2nd fly, adhesive remnants to pastedowns), otherwise clean, solid copy. Middle, initial of author's name printed erroneously as "T" on front. A fasinating account. Includes three chapters on a visit to Salt Lake City and commentary on Mormons and their practices. The author was sent out at the close of the Civil War on a tour of inspection throughout the West and subsequently recorded his experiences with much humor and discernment in one of the most graphic travel accounts of the mid-19th century America.