HISTORY OF THE EXPEDITION UNDER THE COMMAND OF CAPTAINS LEWIS 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, 1805, 1806, BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES. PREPARED FOR THE PRESS BY PAUL ALLEN, ESQ. REVISED, AND ABRIDGED BY THE OMISSION OF UNIMPORTANT DETAILS, WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES, BY ARCHIBALD M'VICKAR. IN TWO VOLUMES.

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, [1842]. Volume I: li, [1 blank], [53]-371, [1 blank] pp. Folding map frontis [folds reinforced on blank verso], entitled Map of Lewis and Clark's Track Across the Western Portion of North America . . . Volume II: x, [1], 10-394, [1 blank] pp. The two volumes bound in matching green publisher's cloth with gilt-lettered spine titles. Bit of rubbing at head and tail of spine. Very Good.

"Complete account of the most important western exploration" [Howes]. The folding map is from Clark's 1814 rendition. Earlier publications, but not this one, included five additional plates.
Howes L317. Sabin 40833. Graff 2483. Wagner-Camp 13:7. Item #39028

Price: $275.00

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