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Lewis, Meriwether [1774 - 1809]. Clarke [also Clark], William [1770 - 1838]. Jefferson, T[homas. 1743 - 1826] - Contributor. Kinchela, Lewis C. - Former Owner
HISTORY Of The EXPEDITION Under the Command of Captains Lews and Clarke, to The Sources of the Missouri, Thence Across the Rocky Mountains and Down the River Columbia to the Pacific Ocean. Performed During the Years 1804-5-6. In Two Volumes. Vol. II.; By Order of the Government of the United States. Prepared for the Press by Paul Allen, Esq. With the Life of Captain Lewis, by T. Jefferson, President of the United States of America. Philadelphia: Published by Bradford and Inskeep; and Abm. H. Inskeep, New York
Dublin: Printed by J. Christie, 170, James's-Street, 1817. 1st Dublin Edition (Field 930n; Graff 2482 [for the Philadelphia imprint]; Howes L-317; LCC Catalogue 5a.6; Sabin 40831; Wagner-Camp-Becker 13:6). Period full tree calf with maroon & black spine labels. Marbled paper eps. Binding shows wear, with both boards detached. Lower black spine label lacking right half. Bookplate [Lewis C. Kinchela] to front paste-down; label remnant to ffep. Ex-lib, with small discrete markings to upper margin of copyright page [no other markings found]. Period po notes to ffep. A Good only binding with a VG+ textblock.. [2], xii, [3] - 643, [1 (blank)] pp. 3 plates (maps), at pp. 40; 67 & 91 [complete per the LCC Catalogue & Wagner-Camp]. 8vo. 8-5/8" x 5-1/4" A well-known title, per Howes, "First authorized and complete account of the most important western exploration and the first of many overland narrative to follow." Quoting Coues, as found in the LCC entry: "Of all of the reissues this one is the best, being nearest the original, of which [it] is a faithful and literal reprint..." Please note, this is Vol II only. Sold as-is, w.a.f.
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