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Title(s):

Account of an expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, performed in the years 1819 and 1820 : by order of the Hon. J.C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, under the command of Maj. S.H. Long, of the U.S. Top. Engineers : compiled from the notes of Major Long, Mr. T. Say, and other gentlemen of the party / by Edwin James, botanist and geologist to the expedition ; in three volumes.

Additional Title(s):

Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains

Published/Created:
London : Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster-Row, 1823.
Physical Description:
3 v. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F592 .A23 1823 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
F592 .A23 1823 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN Zc20 822jab Copies 1 and 2: Plates in copies 1 and 2 are bound in different order.
BEIN Zc20 822jab Copy 3: Pages 213-214, 247, 248 in v. 1 and, p. 59-60 in v. 2 are cancels. All plates uncolored.
BEIN Zc20 822jab Copy 4: Both cancel and cancelled pages for v. 1, p. 213-214, 247, 248, and v. 2, p. 59-60 are bound in; the cancels, and p. 277-278 for v. 1 are bound in v. 1 between p. 224 and 225. Only 5 plates, all uncolored, are included: 3 are the new plates as described in Wagner; the others are "Oto council", and "Distant view of the Rocky Mts." Fronts. 2-3, and p. 165-172 of v. 3 lacking.
Half-title: An expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains.
Aquatint engravings by J. Clark, after Samuel Seymour.
Map engraved by Sidney Hall.
Printed by A. & R. Spottiswoode, New-Street-Square.
For collation of plates, see Wagner, H.R. The Plains and the Rockies ... 1921, p. 95.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 650
Sabin, 35683
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in gilt-tooled speckled calf. Vol. 1-3 lack half-titles. Copy 2 bound in original boards.
Subject Terms:
A. & R. Spottiswoode -- Printer.
Geology -- West (U.S.)
Indians of North America -- West (U.S.)
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown -- Publisher.
Ohio River -- Description and travel.
Rocky Mountains -- Description and travel.
United States -- Exploring expeditions.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1823.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1823.
Contributors:
James, Edwin, 1797-1861.
Long, Stephen Harriman, 1784-1864.
Say, Thomas, 1787-1834.
United States. War Dept.
Seymour, Samuel, fl. 1797-1822, ill.
Clark, J., engraver.
Hall, Sidney, engraver.
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