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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. LONDON: LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME AND BROWN, 1814
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LOT SOLD. 9,375 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. LONDON: LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME AND BROWN, 1814
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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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. LONDON: LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME AND BROWN, 1814
4to (10 7/8 x 8 3/8 in.; 275 x 212 mm). Half-title, large engraved folding map after Clark by S. Lewis, 5 other engraved maps and plans on 3 plates; closed marginal tear to pp. 481-2, some scattered browning. Period full calf, gilt borders, rebacked with original spine leather laid down, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers; corners bumped.
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Provenance

Beeston Long (1757-1820), West India merchant and former Governor of the Bank of England (armorial bookplate to front pastedown)

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. 

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