Sale 167 Lot 208
(LEWIS, MERIWETHER, AND WILLIAM CLARK) COUES, E. B., ed.
History of the Expedition Under the Command of Lewis and Clark... New Edition. New York: Francis P. Harper, 1893.
4 vols. 8vo, rebacked, retaining portions of the original green cloth boards, gilt-lettered spines. Large paper edition, limited to 1,000 copies. Illustrated with two facsimile letters, frontispiece portraits, two genealogical tables, and eight maps, including three folding, which are laid into vol. 4. Some light brown markings; brownspotting; hinges reinforced; splits at the folds on the folding maps with some browning.
Estimate $ 1,000-2,000
a couple of smudges/stains, mainly marginal; chip to corner of first facsimile letter vol. 1; a couple of torn corners; 1/2 inch tear top of p. xxiii; a few library blindstamps within text (i.e. pp. 39 and 99 vol. 1 and 399 vol. 2); maps with splits at the folds.