[West] Lewis & Clark, Kaart der Reizen van Lewis en Clarke door het Westelijk gedeelte van Noord Amerika, van den Mississippi tot de Zuid Zee, op last van de Uitvoerende Magt der Veerenigde Staten, in 1804, 5 en 6. Dordrecht, 1816. 11½ x 26½. BW. VG. Copperplate engraving from a Dutch translation. From Wood River, Illinois to Fort Clatsop on the Pacific coast. Lewis and Clark's expedition was a remarkable achievement, an arduous journey which greatly enlarged knowledge of the American West. "...the most important western exploration and the first of many overland narratives to follow." – Howes L-317. "[American historian Elliott] Coues notes that the [Dutch] map was redrawn and reengraved from the English edition, with some improvement in execution." – Wagner-Camp 13:5. See Wheat, TM 316 & 317. Early editions of Lewis & Clark's map are rarely found separate from the text. SOLD
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