The Travels of Capts. Lewis & Clarke from St. Louis, by way of the Missouri and Columbia rivers to the Pacific Ocean : performed in the years 1804, 1805, & 1806 by order of the Government of the United States :
.containing delineations of the Manners, Customs, Religion, &c. of the Indians, compiled from various authentic sources, and original documents and A Summary of the Statistical View of the Indian Nations from the official communication of Meriwether Lewis ; illustrated with a map of the country, inhabited by the Western Tribes of Indians. 8vo.ix,  309pp  [foxing through the volume], folding engraved map of "the Country Inhabited by the Western Tribes of Indians" (contemporary boards, calf spine [wear], uncut. First London "Apocrypha edition," as denoted by Elliott Coues. In response to the growing curiosity of the public regarding the findings of Lewis and Clark and the delay in publication of the "authorized account" of their expedition, (published also Philadelphia, 1809) of the spurious account of the Lewis and Clark expedition. It is made up of material taken principally from three sources: (A) Message from the President of the United States communicating discoveries made in exploring the Missouri, Red river and Washita, by Captains Lewis and Clark, Doctor Sibley, and Mr. Dunbar, Washington, 1806; (B) Jonathan Carver's Travels through the interior parts of North America.in the years 1766,1767, and 1768; (C) Alexander Mackenzie's Voyage from Montreal.through the continent of North America in the years 1789 and 1793. For detailed descriptions of contents of this and other spurious editions, cf. History of the expedition.of Lewis and Clark, ed. by Elliott Coues, 1893, v. 1, p. cviii-cxvii; and V. H. Paltaits' Bibliographical data, in Original journals of the Lewis and Clark expedition, ed, by R. G. Thwaites, 1904, v. 1, p. ixvi-ixx. HOWES L321 ' Howes calls this the "counterfeit" edition, while Sabin states contains material not published in any other edition. SABIN 40827 . Rare. N° de ref. de la librería 849
Título: The Travels of Capts. Lewis & Clarke from St...
Editorial: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, London
Año de publicación: 1809
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