Lot 186 of 515:
Apochrypha Illustrated Journal of Lewis & Clarke  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$360
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Journal of Lewis and Clarke, to the Mouth of the Columbia River Beyond the Rocky Mountains, in the Years 1804-5, and 6...

Author:

Place:
Dayton

Publisher:
B. F. Ells

Date:
1840

Description:

xii, [3], 16-240 pp. With 16 full-page woodcuts including the double-frontispiece portraits. 6½x4", original full sheep, red morocco spine label.

Later edition of the "Apocryphal" Lewis and Clark, somewhat charming for the crude but imaginative (intact) woodcuts. Howes L321. Wagner-Camp 8:8; Sabin 40832.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Lots of rubbing to covers, small gouge in spine, some loss to head and tail of spine; front hinge very delicate but intact; pages foxed; overall good.


 
Item number:
307626
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