GASS, PATRICK. 'JOURNAL OF THE VOYAGES AND TRAVELS OF A CORPS OF DISCOVERY, UNDER THE COMMAND OF CAPT. LEWIS AND CAPT. CLARKE...FROM THE MOUTH OF THE RIVER MISSOURI THROUGH THE INTERIOR PARTS OF NORTH AMERICA TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN, DURING THE YEARS 1804, 1805, AND 1806'. PITTSBURGH: PRINTED FOR DAVID M'KEEHAN; LONDON: RE-PRINTED FOR J. BUDD, 1808
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- 'Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery, under the Command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clarke...from the Mouth of the River Missouri through the Interior Parts of North America to the Pacific Ocean, during the Years 1804, 1805, and 1806'. Pittsburgh: Printed for David M'Keehan; London: Re-Printed for J. Budd, 1808
- Paper, ink, leather
8vo (8 1/2 x 5 in.; 210 x 126mm). Old rubberstamp of Carnegie Free Library (title-page, p. 115, and p. 246), ink number in lower margin of following leaf, a few closed marginal tears, some of which expertly repaired. Modern half calf over marbled boards, spine with red gilt-lettered label.
Field 595; Howes G77; Graff 1517; Sabin 26741; Wagner-Camp 6:2
First English edition of the first full account by a participant of the Lewis and Clark expedition.