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    History of the Expedition of Lewis and Clark

    [Lewis and Clark]. [Paul Allen, editor]. 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 During the Years 1804, 1805, 1806, by the Order of the Government of the United States.... In Two Volumes. [Volume One Only]. New York: Harper & Brothers, [1842]. Revised, abridged, and introduced by Archibald M'Vickar. One octavo volume. vi, 371 pages. Folded frontispiece "Map of Lewis and Clark's Track across the Western Portion of North America, from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean..." (approximately 7 x 14 inches), drawn and engraved by W. G. Evans. Publisher's embossed maroon cloth with gilt titles on spine. Binding rubbed and lightly soiled, small corner bumps, spine sun faded. Map with edge and fold wear, small fold separations and edge tears, additional creases and bends. Previous owner's signed bookplate of "Alfred S. Watson [?]", small bookshop label on rear pastedown, and bookseller's small pencil notes on endpapers. Pages lightly age toned, few spots of smudging or soiling. Very good copy of volume one.

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