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    Rarest Edition of Lewis & Clark Expedition

    [Meriwether Lewis and William Clark]. History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clarke [sic], 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. Dublin: J. Christie, 1817.

    First Irish edition. Two octavo volumes. 588, 643 pages.

    Contemporary polished half calf with marbled boards. Blind decoration on boards. Gilt spine decoration with leather spine labels and gilt titles. Rubbing and scuffing with splitting joints. Remnants of top edge gilt. Mildly toned. Foxing to endpapers with scattered foxing throughout. One-half-inch ink stain on fore-edge of Volume I. Folding map as frontispiece of Volume I. Five charts and one engraved plate. A very good set.

    The scarcest of all early editions of the Lewis and Clark narrative with an additional engraved plate not issued in the first edition.

    Howes L317. Sabin 40831.


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