1866 Rocky Mountains Mormons Polygamy Yosemite Western America HUGE COLOR MAP

Across the Continent : A Summer's Journey to the Rocky Mountains, the Mormons, and the Pacific States with Speaker Colfax by Samuel Bowles.

Published by Samuel Bowles & Co. in Springfield, 1866. Includes the large fold-out color map.

The front cover is detached, chipping to the spine, the map has one small closed tear; otherwise good condition.

With chapters on : the Rocky Mountains and their goldmines, Mormons, Salt Lake City and Life there, Polygamy, Mormon wives, Silver mines of Nevada, the Sierras, Oregon, Columbia River, Washington Territory, Puget's Sound and Vancouver Island, Yosemite Valley, the Chinese of the Pacific Coast, The Pacific Railway, Geysers, San Francisco, Mining in California, and more.

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