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Creator:
Piercy, Frederick Hawkins, 1830-1891, author.
Title:
Route from Liverpool to Great Salt Lake valley / illustrated with steel engravings and wood cuts from sketches made by Frederick Piercy ; including views of Nauvoo and the ruins of the temple, with a historical account of the city ; views of Carthage jail ; and portraits and memoirs of Joseph and Hyrum Smith ; their mother, Lucy Smith ; Joseph and David Smith, sons of the prophet Joseph ; president Brigham Young ; Heber C. Kimball ; Willard Richards ; Jedidiah M. Grant ; John Taylor ; the late chief patriarch, Father John Smith ; and the present chief patriarch, John Smith, son of Hyrum ; together with a geographical and historical description of Utah, and a map of the overland routes to that territory from the Missouri River ; also an authentic history of the Latter-Day Saints' emigration from Europe from the commencement up to the close of 1855, with statistics ; edited by James Linforth.
Published/Created:
Liverpool : Published by Franklin D. Richards, 36, Islington ; London : Latter-Day Saints' Book Depot, 35, Jewin Street, City, MDCCCLV [1855]
Liverpool : Printed by J. Sadler, 1, Moorfields
Physical Description:
viii, 120 pages, [30] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 32 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
E166 .P54 1855+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Printer's statement from title page verso.
Text printed in two columns.
Steel engravings by C. Fenn; after Franklin Piercy.
BEIN Zc10 +855pi Copy 2: In 15 parts with original wrappers.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary half calf and black cloth.
Subject Terms:
Latter-Day Saints' Book Depot -- Publisher.
Mormon Church.
Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail.
Mormon pioneers -- Emigration and immigration.
Mormons.
Piercy, Frederick Hawkins, 1830-1891 -- Travel -- West (U.S.)
Sadler, J. -- Printer.
United States -- Description and travel.
United States -- Emigration and immigration.
United States -- Emigration and immigration.
Utah -- Description and travel.
Form/Genre:
Steel engravings -- 1855.
Wood engravings -- 1855.
Contributors:
Linforth, James, 1827-1899, editor.
Richards, F. D. (Franklin Dewey), 1821-1899, publisher.
Fenn, C., engraver.
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