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Two volumes on the Lewis and Clark Expedition

Estimate: US$200 - US$300
Price realised:  US$120
Lot number 231, Views: 90

Title: Two volumes on the Lewis and Clark Expedition Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: 2 volumes in 3. Includes; Criswell, Elijah. Lewis and Clark: Linguistic Pioneers. (4to), printed wrappers. This volume was published as the entire issue of volume XV, no.2 of The University of Missouri Studies: A Quarterly of Research Journal. Among the most important works on the Lewis & Clark expedition. With a detailed lexicon of usage in the Lewis and Clark journals as well as other commentary on the expedition. Some wear and toning to wrappers with chips to corners, minor closer tears, bump to spine tail; else very good. First Edition. University of Missouri 1940. Lewis, Meriweather, and William Clark The Journals of the Expedition under the Command of Capt's Lewis and Clark...2 volumes. Edited by Nicholas Biddle. Introduction by John Bakeless. Illustrated by contemporary artists, including color plates (many are of prominent Native Americans) by Carl Bodmer, and folding maps. (4to), facsimile map patterned cloth, gilt-lettered morocco spine labels; housed in publisher's slipcase. Toning and light wear to slipcase, darkening to spines; volumes near fine. No. 147 of 1500 copies printed by the Connecticut Printers. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1962. Two desirable volumes on Lewis and Clark's historic expedition. Lot Amendments Condition: Very good and near fine. Item number: 288258

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 631: Fine Americana - Travel & Exploration - World History - Cartography
Date of the auction: 14 Dec 2017
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