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History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clark, to the sources of the Missouri, thence… by  & William Clark  Meriwether - First Edition - 1814 - from Rulon-Miller Books (SKU: 25905)

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 ... Prepared for the Press by Paul Allen, Esquire

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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 the river Columbia to the Pacific Ocean, performed during the years 1804-5-6 ... Prepared for the Press by Paul Allen, Esquire

by Lewis, Meriwether, & William Clark

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Philadelphia: Bradford and Inskeep; Abm. H. Inskeep, New York, J. Maxwell, Printer, 1814. First edition of the first authorized and complete account of the most important western expedition, and arguably the most important book in the field of Western Americana. 8vo, pp. xxviii, 470; ix, [1], 522; 5 engraved plans and charts, without the large folding map which was not issued in all copies; contemporary full calf neatly rebacked, text foxed, as usual; paper repair and portions of 8 lines of text in facsimile on leaf 2N8 in volume II; all else very good. Church 1309; Field 928; Graff 2477; Howes L-317; Printing and the Mind of Man, 272; Sabin 825; Streeter III, 177; Wagner-Camp 13.

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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 the river Columbia to the Pacific Ocean, performed during the years 1804-5-6 ... Prepared for the Press by Paul Allen, Esquire
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Lewis, Meriwether, & William Clark
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Bradford and Inskeep; Abm. H. Inskeep, New York, J. Maxwell, Printer
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Philadelphia
Date Published
1814
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