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Great Falls of Columbia River. Lewis, Meriwether ; Clark, William ; Biddle, Nicholas ; Allen, Paul, 1814

Great Falls of Columbia River. / Lewis, Meriwether ; Clark, William ; Biddle, Nicholas ; Allen, Paul / 1814
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Full Title: Great Falls of Columbia River.

Author: Lewis, Meriwether ; Clark, William ; Biddle, Nicholas ; Allen, Paul

Date: 1814

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Author: Lewis, Meriwether ; Clark, William ; Biddle, Nicholas ; Allen, Paul

Date: 1814

Short Title: Great Falls of Columbia River.

Publisher: Philadelphia: Bradford and Inskeep

Type: Book Map

Object Height cm: 18

Object Width cm: 11

Note: Uncolored map showing the falls and listing their height. Portage and the camp also shown.

Reference: Howes L317; Sabin 40828; WC 13; Wheat 316.

State / Province: U.S. West

Full Title: Great Falls of Columbia River.

List No: 3493.004

Series No: 5

Published In: History Of The Expedition Under The Command Of Captains Lewis And Clark, To The Sources Of The Missouri, Thence Across The Rocky Mountains And Down The River Columbia To The Pacific Ocean. Performed During The Years 1804-5-6. By order of the Government Of The United States. Prepared For The Press By Paul Allen, Esquire. In Two Volumes. Vol. I. Philadelphia: Published By Bradford And Inskeep, New York. J. Maxwell, Printer. 1814 ... Vol. II.

Publication Author: Lewis, Meriwether ; Clark, William ; Biddle, Nicholas ; Allen, Paul

Publication Date: 1814

Publication Reference: Howes L317; Sabin 40828; WC 13; Wheat 316.

Publication Note: 1st edition. Notwithstanding the title, Nicholas Biddle completed the text after Lewis's suicide. The map and the written account of the expedition changed American mapping of the northwest by giving the first accurate depiction of the relationship of the sources of the Missouri, the sources of the Columbia, and the Rocky Mountains. The map was copied by Samuel Lewis from William Clark's original drawing, and was engraved by Samuel Harrison. The title of the map is "A Map of Lewis and Clark's Track, Across the Western Portion of North America From the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean ..." Maps are without color. In 2 volumes newly bound in full leather with the title "Lewis & Clark's Expedition ..." stamped in gilt on the spine.

Publication List No: 3493.000

Publication Type: Exploration Book

Publication Maps: 6

Publication Height cm: 23

Publication Width cm: 14

Image No: 3493004

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