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Meriwether Lewis, A Biography by Richard Dillon

Meriwether Lewis, A Biography

by Richard Dillon

Publication: Coward-McCann, Inc, 1965, New York

First Edition. Cloth. xvii-364pp., Illustrations. Map on endpapers. An excellent, well-researched biography chronicling the expedition and probing the lesser known aspects of Lewis's life ... his youth in Virginia, his close relationship with Thomas Jefferson, his turbulent career as governor of the Louisiana Territory, and his tragic and mysterious death at thirty-five. Previous owners name on verso of half-title, else Fine. Dust jacket has very slight wear to spine ends and 3 closed tears to back panel.

Inventory Number: 48251

$35.00