A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps Discovery under the Command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clarke [sic] of the Army of the United States from the Mouth of the River Missouri through the Interior Parts of North America to the Pacific Ocean During the Years1804, 1805 & 1806

By: Patrick Gass

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Book Condition: Very Good


Original quarter gilt ruled calf with gilt title to spine. Original marbled boards with careful 19th century reinforcements (see image). Previous owners' names inked to front pastedown, front fly, title page and rear fly. Upside-down doodling to verso of rear fly (see image). Bookplate of Robert R. Dearden to rear pastedown. Moisture mark to front fly & first few pages. Housed in linen clam-shell case with ruled morocco label. This is the first edition of the first published account of the Lewis and Clarke expedition. An exceptional copy in its complete original binding retaining its original 6 5/8 x 4 text-block and >6 3/4 x >4 1/4 inch binding. Sabin 26741.; Small 8vo ; vii, [2], [11]-262 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition.

Title: A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps Discovery under the Command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clarke [sic] of the Army of the United States from the Mouth of the River Missouri through the Interior Parts of North America to the Pacific Ocean During the Years1804, 1805 & 1806

Author Name: Patrick Gass

Categories: Exploration,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Pittsburgh, David M'Keehan: 1807

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2987

Keywords: Lewis and Clark, Louisiana Purchase