Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1884. First Edition. Travel diary kept by Thayer during a journey by rail from Boston to California with a group that included Emerson. With an early chapter devoted to Salt Lake City and its LDS citizens. FLAKE 8890. 12mo (16.5cm.); publisher's card wrappers in grey printed dust jacket; 141pp. Jacket a bit dust-soiled and extremities toned and rather brittle due to inferior paper stock, flap folds starting to split, two small chips at top edge of rear panel, else a Very Good or better copy in a Very Good copy of the rare jacket.