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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 53

    GASS, Patrick (1771-1870). A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery, under the Command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clarke of the Army of the United States, from the Mouth of the River Missouri through the Interior parts of North America to the Pacific Ocean. Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1810.

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    GASS, Patrick (1771-1870). A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery, under the Command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clarke of the Army of the United States, from the Mouth of the River Missouri through the Interior parts of North America to the Pacific Ocean. Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1810.

    12o (171 x 105 mm). Frontispiece and 5 engraved plates (frontispiece and fourth plate short, second plate with short tear repaired on verso with tape, some foxing and light browning). Contemporary calf (rebacked to match preserving original spine label). Provenance: Joshua Buck (contemporary signature on rear pastedown); Edwin Walker, Jr. (pencil signature on front flyleaf).

    Second Carey (third American) and second illustrated edition. Mathew Carey issued two editions in 1810 after acquiring the copyright from David McKeehan. Graff 1518; Howes G77; Smith 3467; Streeter sale V:3123; Wagner-Camp-Becker 6:5.


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