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Auction: Sale 469: Americana - Travel - Cartography
was auctioned on: 15 December 2011
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Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806. Printed from the Original Manuscripts in the Library of the American Philosophical Society and by Direction of its committee on Historical Documents. Together with Manuscript material of...

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Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800
Price realised:  US$840
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Title: Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806. Printed from the Original Manuscripts in the Library of the American Philosophical Society and by Direction of its committee on Historical Documents. Together with Manuscript material of Lewis and Clark from other Sources including Notebooks, Letters, Maps, etc. and the Journals of Charles Floyd and Joseph Whitehouse Author: Lewis, Meriwether & William Clark Place: New York Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company Date: 1904 Description: 7 volumes (of 8, lacking Atlas volume). Edited by Reuben Gold Thwaites. (8vo), original red buckram, spines gilt. First Trade Edition. First publication of the original journals of the Lewis and Clark expedition by the American Philosophical Association - timed for the centennial of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Thwaite's historically sound treatment of the journals and supplementary material make this one of the most important, and most impressive, publications relating to Lewis and Clark. It was issued in three different formats: a deluxe limited folio edition of 50 copies printed on imperial Japan paper with many illustrations colored by hand, a limited folio edition of 200 copies, printed on Van Gelder hand-made paper, and the present octavo trade edition. Howes L320. Lot Amendments Condition: Spines sunned, light soiling to cloth, rear hinge cracked in first volume, bookplates; very good. Item number: 222775

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 469: Americana - Travel - Cartography
Date of the auction: 15 Dec 2011
Address: PBA Galleries
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