The Literature of the Lewis and Clark Expedition A Bibliography and Essays


A handsomely produced work, combining a bibliography body of writings concerning the expedition with essays on the subject by history professor Beckham. The famous 1803-1806 exploration of the Pacific Northwest by Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809) and William Clark (1770-1838) was undertaken at the behest of President Thomas Jefferson. This work offers numerous illustrations and photos; and includes a section of color plates. --- In full navy cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering and decorations on cover and spine. Bright, shiny jacket bears engraved illustration of river waterfall next to an Indian encampment. --- An excellent copy, bright and unmarked and lacking damages. Jacket in similar condition, but with shallow indentations on front cover. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 315 pages

Title: The Literature of the Lewis and Clark Expedition A Bibliography and Essays

Author Name: BECKHAM, Stephen Dow (essays); ERICKSON, Doug; SKINNER, Jeremy; MERCHANT, Paul (bibliography)

Categories: >>Travel / Exploration / Adventure, >>American History & Politics, >>Books About Books and Words,

Publisher: Portland, Oregon U. S. A., Lewis & Clark College: 2003

ISBN Number: 0963086618

ISBN Number 13: 9780963086617

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Stock No.: 75902