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Lewis, Meriwether, and William Clark 
'TRAVELS TO THE SOURCE OF THE MISSOURI RIVER AND ACROSS THE AMERICAN CONTINENT TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN. PERFORMED BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES, IN THE YEARS 1804, 1805, AND 1806'. LONDON: PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN, 1814 
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 USD
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Lewis, Meriwether, and William Clark 
'TRAVELS TO THE SOURCE OF THE MISSOURI RIVER AND ACROSS THE AMERICAN CONTINENT TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN. PERFORMED BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES, IN THE YEARS 1804, 1805, AND 1806'. LONDON: PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN, 1814 
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 USD
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Lewis, Meriwether, and William Clark 
'TRAVELS TO THE SOURCE OF THE MISSOURI RIVER AND ACROSS THE AMERICAN CONTINENT TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN. PERFORMED BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES, IN THE YEARS 1804, 1805, AND 1806'. LONDON: PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN, 1814 
4to (10 3/8 x 8 1/4 in.; 265 x 209 mm). Large engraved folding map after Clark by S. Lewis, 5 other engraved maps and plans on 3 plates; lacks half-title, large map backed with cloth and with a few short marginal tears and fold separations, title-page extended and with a few short marginal tears, some scattered browning. Modern half russet morocco gilt, gilt edges; spine a trifle faded. 
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Provenance

Peter Kerr (bookplate)

Literature

Field 929; Graff 2480; Howes L317; Sabin 40829; Streeter sale 5:3128; Wagner-Camp 13:2

Catalogue Note

First English edition, edited by Thomas Rees and published the same year as the official Philadelphia edition (see preceding lot).

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