Lot 39
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LEWIS & CLARK, HISTORY OF THE EXPEDITION, 2 VOLS, 1814

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  • 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 to River Columbia and the Pacific Ocean, performed in the years 1804–5–6. By Order of the Government of the United States. Philadelphia: Bradford and Inskeep; and Abm. H. Inskeep, New York (J. Maxwell, Printer), 1814
2 volumes, 8vo in half-sheets (8 3/8 x 5 1/4 in.; 21.4 x 13.6 cm). Large folding engraved map after Clark by S. Harrison, 5 engraved maps and plans; folding map with short repaired marginal tear at right margin, a few other minor marginal repairs, and some pinholes at intersecting folds, usual light browning and foxing to text and other plates. Modern half brown morocco over early marbled boards, marbled endpapers, plain edges. Cloth slipcases.
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