4to (285 x 218 mm). Engraved folding map after Clark by S. Lewis, 5 engraved maps and plans on 3 leaves; half-title. Modern quarter calf antique, uncut.
FIRST ENGLISH EDITION OF THE AUTHORIZED ACCOUNT OF "THE MOST IMPORTANT WESTERN EXPLORATION" (Howes). Lewis and Clark intended to publish their journals after the completion of their 1804-1806 expedition, but their official duties and Lewis's... read more