Philadelphia. 1852. ix,,-168pp. plus advertisements. Frontis. Original cloth. Bit chipped at head and toe of spine, some foxing and light tanning. A sound copy. Item #WRCAM8564
Gunnison was assistant to Capt. Howard Stansbury during the exploration of the Great Salt Lake Basin undertaken by the army's topographical engineers. "Both of the officers were favorably impressed by the organization and communal spirit of the Saints. Gunnison's book reflects his views of the Mormons" - Wagner-Camp. HOWES G463. WAGNER-CAMP 213:1. FLAKE 3746. GRAFF 1694.