STANSBURY, HOWARD. 1806-1863.
Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, Including a Reconnoissance of a New Route through the Rocky Mountains. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1852.
8vo. 2 volumes. 487 pp. 34 tinted lithograph plates (3 of which are folding), 23 lithograph plates, 3 folding maps (2 of which in separate atlas volume). Original purple cloth stamped in blind, spine gilt, brown cloth atlas volume stamped in blind and gilt. Generally internally clean, large folding maps with some creases and minor wear at folds, text volume with cloth faded, light shelfwear, atlas volume with tears to spine, but generally an excellent copy.
Provenance: Henry Paul Beck (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION, SENATE ISSUE. Flake 8358; Graff 3947; Howes S884; Sabin 90372; Wagner-Camp 219:1.