Lot 266
  • 266

Lewis, Meriwether, and William Clark

Estimate
100,000 - 150,000 USD
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187,500 USD
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Description

  • 'History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, 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'. Philadelphia: [J. Maxwell at New York for] Bradford and Inskeep and Abm. H. Inskeep, New York, 1814
2 volumes, 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/4 in; 215 x 130mm). Engraved folding map of the route, 5 engraved plates; some mostly marginal spotting, a few quires browned, early owner's notes on pages xv, 58, 150-151, 173, arithmetic calculations in pencil on rear flyleaf of vol. I, the map with some light spotting strengthened at left margin with tissue and with tiny fold-tear in lower margin. Publisher's cream printed boards, uncut, in a modern brown half morocco slipcase; backstrip of vol. I worn, that of vol. II gone,covers scuffed and rubbed, edges torn, upper hinge of vol. II weak.
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