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Valleys Of The Great Salt Lake. Describing The Garden Of Utah And The Two Great Cities Of Salt Lake And Ogden Denver & Rio Grande, Western Railroad

Valleys Of The Great Salt Lake. Describing The Garden Of Utah And The Two Great Cities Of Salt Lake And Ogden

Denver & Rio Grande, Western Railroad

Publication: R R Donnelley and Sons Company, 1890, Chicago

First Edition. 56 pp. Octavo [22 cm] Gray illustrated wrappers. Illustrations. Offers a short history of the settlement and growth of Utah, and includes profiles of Salt Lake, Ogden and the Great Salt Lake. Illustrations include the tramway in Little Cottonwood, "The vast improvements wrought by the industrious and frugal pioneers of Utah, the great natural resources of the territory, the balm of its health giving and invigorating climate, the wonders of the majestic mountains, the sylvan beauties of its unrivaled valleys, the new relations of amity and progress that have sprung into life between all the religious sects of the territory, and especially in Salt Lake City, the enterprise of energetic railroads, the building of great irrigating canals the establishment of manufactories, the growth of mining, in short, all those great strides towards absolute preeminence, which Utah has made, have been to a great extant ignored in the past." - from the Preface. A small bump to the fore-edges along the upper portion of the front cover and diminishing in size inward, very light foxing to the first few pages, else a very good, tight copy. Not in Flake/Draper.

Inventory Number: 46818

$275.00