Three Thousand Miles Through the Rocky Mountains

By: McClure, A(lexander) K.

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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 7½" - 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.

Title: Three Thousand Miles Through the Rocky Mountains

Author Name: McClure, A(lexander) K.

Illustrator: Illustrated by Frontispiece

Categories: Exploration,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott & Co: 1869

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 15392

Keywords: USA Utah Colorado Mormons Montana Rocky Mountains