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Auction archive: Lot number 199

Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent to the Pacific Ocean. Performed by Order of the Government of the United States, in the Years 1804, 1805, and 1806... Published from the Official Report, and illustrated by...

Estimate
US$2,000 - US$3,000
Price realised:
US$2,400
Auction archive: Lot number 199

Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent to the Pacific Ocean. Performed by Order of the Government of the United States, in the Years 1804, 1805, and 1806... Published from the Official Report, and illustrated by...

Estimate
US$2,000 - US$3,000
Price realised:
US$2,400
Beschreibung:

Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent to the Pacific Ocean. Performed by Order of the Government of the United States, in the Years 1804, 1805, and 1806... Published from the Official Report, and illustrated by a map of the route, and other maps Author: Lewis, Meriwether & William Clark Place: London Publisher: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown Date: 1814 Description: xxiv, 663, [1 ad] pp. Illustrated with 5 copper-engraved charts/plans on three sheets. Lacking the large folding map. (4to) 27x21 cm (10¾x8¼"), half black morocco, brown cloth, raised bands on spine, ruled and lettered in gilt on spine, marbled endpapers. First English Edition. First English edition of the official account of the most famous and most important expedition of exploration in U.S. history, a monumental undertaking executed with unbelievable skill and bravery. Derived from the journals of Lewis and Clark and other members of the expedition, the work is a rich mine of new information about a previously unexplored region. Bookplate of Otto Orren Fisher on front pastedown. Lot Amendments Condition: Some wear and tear to cloth and morocco; tape repair to tender hinges, some foxing throughout, a few small stains mostly to edges of pages, blank pages at rear have small pieces cut from lower corners, closed tear on p. 283; very good. Item number: 318331

Auction archive: Lot number 199
Auction:
Datum:
7 May 2020
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
pba@pbagalleries.com
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent to the Pacific Ocean. Performed by Order of the Government of the United States, in the Years 1804, 1805, and 1806... Published from the Official Report, and illustrated by a map of the route, and other maps Author: Lewis, Meriwether & William Clark Place: London Publisher: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown Date: 1814 Description: xxiv, 663, [1 ad] pp. Illustrated with 5 copper-engraved charts/plans on three sheets. Lacking the large folding map. (4to) 27x21 cm (10¾x8¼"), half black morocco, brown cloth, raised bands on spine, ruled and lettered in gilt on spine, marbled endpapers. First English Edition. First English edition of the official account of the most famous and most important expedition of exploration in U.S. history, a monumental undertaking executed with unbelievable skill and bravery. Derived from the journals of Lewis and Clark and other members of the expedition, the work is a rich mine of new information about a previously unexplored region. Bookplate of Otto Orren Fisher on front pastedown. Lot Amendments Condition: Some wear and tear to cloth and morocco; tape repair to tender hinges, some foxing throughout, a few small stains mostly to edges of pages, blank pages at rear have small pieces cut from lower corners, closed tear on p. 283; very good. Item number: 318331

Auction archive: Lot number 199
Auction:
Datum:
7 May 2020
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
pba@pbagalleries.com
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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