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Lewis, Meriwether (1774-1809) and William Clark (1770-1838) Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Contine

Auction:
2730B
Lot:
199
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2730B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Lewis, Meriwether (1774-1809) and William Clark (1770-1838) Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent to the Pacific Ocean. London: for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815.
First London edition, three octavo volumes, lacking the large folding map in volume one, five full-page maps present (five of six maps), no half-titles; contemporary diced russia, spines with green labels, some joints starting, endcaps chipped; scattered interior foxing, 8 1/4 x 5 in. (3)
Estimate $2,500-3,000


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William Clark, Missouri, London, Missouri River, Pacific Ocean

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