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Creator:
James, Edwin, 1797-1861, compiler.
Title(s):

Account of an expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains : performed in the years 1819 and '20, by order of the Hon. J.C. Calhoun, Sec'y of War ; under the command of Major Stephen H. Long : from the notes of Major Long, Mr. T. Say, and other gentlemen of the exploring party / compiled by Edwin James, botanist and geologist for the expedition ; in two vols., with an atlas.

Additional Title(s):

Major Long's Expedition to the Rocky Mountains

Expedition to the Rocky Mountains

Published/Created:
Philadelphia : H.C. Carey and I. Lea, Chesnut St., 1822-1823.
Physical Description:
3 volumes ; 25-30 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F592 .J36 1822 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Spine title, on publisher's printed labels: Major Long's Expedition to the Rocky Mountains.
Engravings by Young & Delleker, Cephas Grien Childs, Alexander Lawson, Francis Kearney, and William Hay; after Stephen H. Long, Samuel Seymour and Titian Ramsay Peale.
Some maps on double leaves.
Text and atlas in slipcase.
BEIN: Bookplate of Joseph Y. Jeanes.
GEO: Atlas wanting, no slipcase.
BAC: British Art Center copy complete with atlas. Bound in publisher's original tan boards. Inscribed: Maine Charity School from Mrs. Lord.
Subject Terms:
Discoveries in geography.
Geology -- West (U.S.)
Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Indians of North America -- Languages -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Indians of North America.
Jeanes, Joseph Y. -- Bookplate.
Lord, Mrs. -- Pres. insc. from Maine Charity School.
Maine Charity School -- Pres. insc. from Mrs. Lord.
Missouri River -- Discovery and exploration.
Ohio River -- Discovery and exploration.
United States -- Discovery and exploration.
West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration.
Form/Genre:
Maps.
Engravings -- 1822-1823.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1822-1823.
Steel engravings -- 1822-1823.
Contributors:
Say, Thomas, 1787-1834.
United States. War Department.
Long, Stephen H. (Stephen Harriman), 1784-1864, illustrator.
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885, illustrator.
Seymour, Samuel, active 1797-1822, illustrator.
Childs, Cephas Grier, 1793-1871, engraver.
Hay, William, engraver.
Kearny, Francis, 1785-1837, engraver.
Lawson, Alexander, 1773-1846, engraver.
Young & Delleker, engraver.
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