The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (13 volumes)
Place Published: Lincoln and London
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Date Published: 1983-2001
Edition: First editions
Book Id: 17605
Eleven small quartos [10.5 cm], one larger quarto [31 cm], and a large folio atlas [50 cm] Blue cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spines. Twelve of the volumes are in fine condition. The atlas volume is in very good condition, with a large sun faded patch on the rear cover. The jackets are in fine condition.
A Project of the Center for Great Plains Studies. With atlas. Also contains the Journals of Joseph Whitehouse. "The venture is famous not only for being the first of many parties of exploration sent by the government of the United States across the Mississippi River, but also because the men's accomplishments were so numerous (Preface)." This is the definitive edition of the Lewis and Clark journals.