HISTORY OF THE EXPEDITION UNDER THE COMMAND OF CAPTAINS LEWIS…

HISTORY OF THE EXPEDITION UNDER THE COMMAND OF CAPTAINS LEWIS AND CLARKE To the Sources of the Missouri, Thence Across the Rocky Mountains, and Down the River Columbia to the Pacific Ocean, Performed in the Years 1804, 1805, 1806, by order of the government of the United States; (2 volume set) by Lewis, Meriwether (1774-1809) and Clark, William (1770-1838); Allen, Paul, editor, revised by Archibald M'vickar [MacVickar] < >

HISTORY OF THE EXPEDITION UNDER THE COMMAND OF CAPTAINS LEWIS AND CLARKE To the Sources of the Missouri, Thence Across the Rocky Mountains, and Down the River Columbia to the Pacific Ocean, Performed in the Years 1804, 1805, 1806, by order of the government of the United States; (2 volume set)

Edition: Later printing (no date on title page).

New York: Harper & Brothers, (c 1842). Hardcover - Two volume set, complete. The subtitle continues: "prepared for the press by Paul Allen; revised, and abridged by the omission of unimportant details; with an introduction and notes, by Archibald M'Vickar." Two volumes bound in dark green with gilt lettering on spine, embossed monogram and borders on front cover. Folding map preceding the title page in volume 1, neither volume includes any of the plates called for in the table of contents. Long appendix at end of volume 2 with a summary statement of the rivers, creeks, and most remarkable places. Small format, each measures 4 inches by 6 1/8 inches. Volume I: xliv, 371 pp; Volume II: x, 395 pp.

Condition: Very good (tear to folded map, title page for volume 1 is partially detached, previous owner's name in each volume, toning to the pages.)

Book ID: 80019
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