The City of the Saints, and Across the Rocky Mountains to California. BURTON, Sir Richard Francis.

The City of the Saints, and Across the Rocky Mountains to California.

London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1862. [American Travel]. SECOND EDITION, identical to the First. Octavo (23 x 16cm), pp.xii; 707. With 10 wood engraved plates including a frontispiece and two folding maps. Nine further illustrations in-text. In publisher's blue pebble grained cloth, re-backed during the twentieth century, with original cloth pasted over new spine. Gilt titles to spine and yellow coated endpapers. Slight reading lean. Small bookseller's label of W. B. Clarke and Carruth, Boston MA, to front free endpaper. Moderate outer wear, with some fraying to original spine cloth edges. Good overall. First published in 1861, the great explorer relates his journey across the Midwest from the Missouri River to Salt Lake City and Sacramento. Item #49356

Price: £450.00