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Three Thousand Miles Through the Rocky Mountains, McClure, A(lexander) K.
1 McClure, A(lexander) K. Three Thousand Miles Through the Rocky Mountains
Philadelphia J.B. Lippincott & Co 1869 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Frontispiece 
Original maroon cloth covered boards with light wear to extremities, bottom fore corners a little bumped, spine a little faded, head and tail of spine a little frayed. ; Tight solid book, maroon end papers, hinges intact, frontispiece with intact tissue guard & two other engravings in section on Mormon church. Titles in gilt on spine. ; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 456 pages; ``A(lexander) K(elly) McClure (January 9, 1828 June 6, 1909) was a journalist, editor, writer, politician, and historian, active in Pennsylvania Republican Party politics, especially in the 1860s, and a prominent supporter, correspondent, and biographer of President Abraham Lincoln.`` This book is written as two series of letters to the public, one series published in the New York `Tribune` and the other in the `Franklin Repository`. Colonel J.X. Beidler, Judge L.P. Williston, Colonel Geo. L. Shoup, Colonel Neil Howie and Colonel Wilbur L. Sanders, whose faces appear on the frontispiece are encountered by McClure on his travels. Extensive section on Utah and the Mormon church. 
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