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The Journals of the Expedition of Captains Meriwther Lewis and WIlliam Clark by Meriwether Lewis with William Clark
Biddle, Nicholas and Paul Allen, eds. History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark. Philadelphia: Bradford and Inskeep, 1814. The narrative text of this edition, based on the journals and first person interviews, was reprinted in numerous editions under a variety of different titles. The most widely available and useful editions include: The Expedition of Lewis and Clark by Readex Microprint, 1966 and 1974 (Meriwether Lewis is the ascribed author of this edition); The Journals of the Expedition Under the Command of Capts. Lewis and Clark, by Limited Editions Club, Heritage Press, and Easton Press, 1962.
     
The Limited Editions Club 1st Thus Hardcover edition, Date published 2000, Illustrated by Carl Bodmer, 612 pages
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Lewis and Clark Portraits, signature facsimiles

1st fold-out map

One of 16 color illustrations, Woman of the Snake Tribe

In the redaction by Nicholas Biddle. Introduction by John Bakeless; illustrated with water-colors and monochromes by Carl Bodmer, George Bird King, Charles Willson Peale, and others, and with two early ull-out maps, all reproduced by Meriden Gravure Company; designed by Eugene Ettenberg; printed by The Connecticut Printers; set in linotype Monticello; Curtis gray wove paper; bound by Russell-Rutter Company in full natural buckram printed with map, gold-stamped brown leather labels; two volumes, 612 pages, 7 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches, No. 336 by the LEC. Search for other copies
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