Nov 17, 2016 - Sale 2432

Sale 2432 - Lot 193

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(LEWIS AND CLARK.) Gass, Patrick. Voyage des Capitaines Lewis et Clarke. Folding map. xviii, 443 pages. 8vo, modern 1/4 calf by the Abbaye Ste. Marie de Maumont; intermittent moderate dampstaining; with half-title but without ad leaves at end; uncut. Paris, 1810

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first french edition, and first with map. Translated by Antoine Lallemant. Included as an appendix are two letters by Clark. The important map by Tardieu was the best of the expedition yet published, the first to mention Lewis and Clark by name, and the first to actually trace part of their route. Beckham-Erickson, Literature of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 3.3 and pages 96-97; Graff 1519; Howes G77; Sabin 26742; Streeter sale V:3124; Wagner-Camp 6.3; Wheat, Transmississippi West II:300.