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Lot 1093: 2V Olin Dunbar Wheeler THE TRAIL OF LEWIS AND CLARK 1904 First Edition Antique American History Westward Expansion Travel & Exploration Louisiana Purchase Tissue-Guarded Color Frontispieces Color Fold-Out Maps Plates
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The Trail of Lewis and Clark 1804-1904: a Story of the Great Exploration across the Continent in 1804-06; with a Description of the Old Trail, Based upon Actual Travel over It, and of the Changes Found a Century Later
Author: Olin Dunbar Wheeler - Olin Dunbar Wheeler (May 1, 1852 – September 10, 1925) was an American historian, author and topographer. [Courtesy Wikipedia]
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press
City: New York / London
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Full Set: Yes
Width: 6.5" Height: 8.75"
Book Details: This set is one of the better histories of the Lewis and Clark expedition.
Condition / Notes: This is the first edition of this set. The antique volumes are bound in red cloth covers with stamped gilt portraits on the front covers and lettering on the spines. There is light rubbing to the exteriors. The corners show mild bumping. The bindings are solid.
Each volume contains a tissue-guarded color frontispiece with letterpress description on the tissue. The first volume's frontispiece is after a painting by C. M. Russell. The pages show mild age toning and occasional light marginal spotting/foxing. The volumes are profusely illustrated with full-page and textual photographic illustrations. The first volume contains a full-map and two fold-out maps (one in color); the second volume contains one full-page map and one color fold-out map.
The volumes are protected by clear mylar dust jackets.
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