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(History, Exploration): The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

by Meriwether Lewis; William Clark; Gary E Moulton (editor); Thomas W Dunlay (assistant editor)

Condition: Fine/Very Good


Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska--Lincoln.; Center for Great Plains Studies. ; American Philosophical Society, 1983. Very good overall, complete set, all first editions issued between 1983 and 2001. Eleven octavo volumes, one quarto (Herbarium), and the atlas folio (no jacket). All original jackets are present, with a few small nicks to the upper spine on several jackets, and slight soiling and a small stain on the cover of v. 2. This set has seen very little use; interior pages are clean. There is some fading to the spine of the atlas volume. All are first issues. The 13 volumes are: v. 1. Atlas of the Lewis & Clark Expedition -- v. 2. August 30, 1803-August 24, 1804 -- v. 3. August 25, 1804-April 6, 1805 -- v. 4. April 7-July 27, 1805 -- v. 5. July 28-November 1, 1805 -- v. 6. November 2, 1805-March 22, 1806 -- v. 7. March 23-June 9. 1806 -- v. 8. June 10-September 26, 1806 -- v. 9. The journals of John Ordway, May 14, 1804-September 23, 1806, and Charles Floyd, May 14-August 18, 1804 -- v. 10. The journal of Patrick Gass, May 14, 1804-September 23, 1806 -- v. 11. The journals of Joseph Whitehouse, May 14, 1804-April 2, 1806 -- v. 12. Herbarium of the Lewis & Clark Expedition -- v. 13. Comprehensive index (this list was taken from WorldCat). . First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good.
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  • Bookseller: The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 3605
  • Title: (History, Exploration): The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • Author: Meriwether Lewis; William Clark; Gary E Moulton (editor); Thomas W Dunlay (assistant editor)
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: University of Nebraska--Lincoln.; Center for Great Plains Studies. ; American Philosophical Society
  • Place: Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Date published: 1983
  • Keywords: Lewis and Clark Expedition, American West, Manifest Destiny, Thomas Jefferson, Trans-Mississippi West
  • Bookseller catalogs: K. Reference Books; H. Books--Travel & Exploration; E. Books--Atlases;


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