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: 24284
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. All books are in near fine or very good condition. The edges of the covers are gently bumped and occasionally barely perceptibly faded or rubbed. The covers of the folio atlas are a bit more faded. The dust jackets are in near fine or very good condition. The spines of the jackets are occasionally darkened. There are a few short closed tears in the edges. There is a tiny light stain on the front panel of volume 2.
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.