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Meriwether LEWIS & Willam CLARK. [LEATHERBOUND]. History of the Expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark 1804-5-6 Reprinted from the edition of 1814. With an introduction and index by James K. Hosmer … Second Edition. Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1903. 2 volumes, octavo 8 ¼ x 6 in; 209 x 153mm). Portrait frontispieces, 6 maps or charts (1 folding). (Small adhesive tape repair to folding map [see images]). Publisher’s brown half Morocco over marbled paper-covered boards by Ringer & Hertzberg for A.C. McClurg & Co., spines decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges of book-blocks (very slight fading to spines).
A very fine set of the second edition of an excellent re-issue with facsimiles (probably lithographs) of the maps included in the 1814 edition.
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