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City of the Saints
Synopses & Reviews
Famed British explorer Burton traveled west in 1860 and met Brigham Young. The record of his trip forms the most detailed and exhaustive description we have of the vast Rocky Mountain wilderness on the eve of the Civil War.
"This classic belongs on every bookshelf devoted to the emigrant experience ... One of the great classics of the American West ... one is struck by its over-all excellence, the wealth of information it provides, and the originality of the Englishman's insights". — Overland Journal
Book News Annotation:
A reprint of the edition first published by Harper & Bros. in 1862.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. -563) and index.
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