McClure, A(lexander) K.
Title Three Thousand Miles Through the Rocky Mountains
Book Condition Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher Philadelphia J.B. Lippincott & Co 1869
Illustrator Illustrated by Frontispiece
Seller ID 15392
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.
USA Utah Colorado Mormons Montana Rocky Mountains