Item #6415 Handcarts to Zion the Story of a Unique Western Migration 1856-1860 The Far West and Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875 Volume XIV. LeRoy R. HAFEN, Ann W. Hafen.
Handcarts to Zion the Story of a Unique Western Migration 1856-1860 The Far West and Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875 Volume XIV
Handcarts to Zion the Story of a Unique Western Migration 1856-1860 The Far West and Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875 Volume XIV

Handcarts to Zion the Story of a Unique Western Migration 1856-1860 The Far West and Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875 Volume XIV

Glendale, California: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Small 4to. Pp. 328. Frontis. illustration. Introduction by Hafen. Illustrated with reproductions of historical images. Appendices. Index. Fore-edge untrimmed. Bound in dark green cloth with dull gilt lettering and rules stamped on spine. Brown topstain, fore-edge untrimmed. A bright, fresh copy. Near Fine. Item #6415

First edition. Title continues: With Contemporary Journals, Accounts, Reports; and Rosters of Members of Ten Handcart Companies. Handsomely printed on Buckeye paper. According to CLARK & BRUNET, the Hafens had done prior work with the Arthur H. Clark Company, but their relationship was "fully established with the 15-volume Far West and Rockies Series."

A work of enduring quality and scholarship, this volume mined significant primary source material, particularly diaries and reports, to thoroughly document the Westward migration of Handcart Companies. Production run of this volume was 1,064 copies. CLARK & BRUNET, 104: XIV.

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Price: $30.00

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