The Lewis and Clark Companion: An Encyclopedic Guide to the Voyage of Discovery. Lewis, Clark, Stephanie Ambrose Tubbs, Clay Straus Jenkinson.

The Lewis and Clark Companion: An Encyclopedic Guide to the Voyage of Discovery.

New York: Henry Holt, 2003. First Printing of the First US Edition. A Near Fine copy with a remainder dot to the bottom edge in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. never did find the fabled Northwest Passage, but over twenty-eight months, the Corps of Discovery traveled more than eight thousand miles through eleven future states, named scores of places and rivers, met with many Native American tribes, and wrote the first descriptions of heretofore unknown plants and animals. By the end of their trip, Lewis and Clark had navigated and named two thirds of the American continent. This book contains over five hundred lively and fascinating entries on everything from the members of the expedition and the places they went to the weapons and tools, trade goods, and medicines they carried, along with the food and amusements that sustained them. Item #26703

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