Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806

Lewis, Meriwether and William Clark. Edited by Rueben Gold Thwaites

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company
Date Published: 1904
Edition: 1/200
Book Id: 43144


8 volumes in 15 parts. Quarto [32 cm] Full green cloth with gilt tiles on the backstrips. All volumes are very good or better.


This set was limited to two hundred numbered copies on Van Gelder Handmade paper, this is copy 44. Published for the hundredth anniversary of the Corps of Discovery this is a major work of modern historical research, printing for the first time many major primary documents which did not appear in the Biddle edition, including the Floyd and Whitehouse journals, and material from the Clark-Voorhis papers, along with facsimile manuscripts, maps, portraits and other illustrative matter.