Glendale, CA: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1958. First Edition. 375pp. Octavo [24.5] Green cloth with the title and bands gilt stamped on the backstrip. Near fine. Fold-out map present at p. 285. Item #4380
Edited, with introduction and notes by LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen. Eighth volume in the well-received series 'Far West and the Rockies.' One of the strange episodes of American history was the Utah Expedition of 1857-1858. The first complete account of that expedition, the reactions to it, the Mormon measures of resistance, the heroic efforts of Thomas L. Kane that brought ultimate reconciliation, as well as the immediate causes of the expedition, are told here in a well edited documentary presentation. Clark/Brunet 118.