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Auction 100, Lot 569

"History of the Expedition under the command of Captains Lewis & Clarke 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 ... In three volumes", Lewis & Clark

Subject: Exploration - American West

Period: 1922 (published)

Publication: Allerton Books


4.5 x 7.3 inches
11.4 x 18.5 cm

The narrative of the Lewis and Clark Expedition is the definitive account of the most important exploration of North America. This is a complete reprint of the Biddle edition of 1814, including Thomas Jefferson's biography of Meriwether Lewis and notes on the Louisiana Purchase by Rev. John Bach McMaster. Three volumes, [416/410/382 pp.] 2 frontis portraits, illustrated with maps, lacking folding map. Hardbound in brown cloth with gilt titles on spines.


Condition: B

This set has a few minor stains to the covers and bumped corners. A few pages lightly stained, lacking folding map.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/12/2002