Close

Whoa! You can't favorite your own shop.

Whoa! You can't buy your own item.

Whoa! You can't favorite own item.

Whoa! You can't add your own item to a list.

Add this item to a treasury!

Close
You don't have any treasuries yet. Enter a title below to create one.
Close

This item has been added.

View your treasury.

Embed this item

Copy and paste the code onto your site where you'd like the item to appear.

Link this item

Close
Vintage Lewis and Clark Journey Hardcover Book RESERVED KAREN

Sorry, this item sold. You may also like:

Like this item?

Add it to your favorites to revisit it later.
Vintage book American Odyssey The Journey of Lewis and Clark
By Ingvard Henry Eide
Copyright 1969 Rand McNally & Company
Lewis And Clark and thirty-one explorers led an expedition to the Pacific Coast which began in 1805...

This is a fascinating account of a writer/photographer who retraced the route of Lewis and Clark taking his own photographs of the expedition, a century and a half later. Passages from the diaries of the other expedition members were used, in addition to the journals made by their leaders. The journals tell of bravery adventure, observation and hardship. Only fragments from the journals could be used in this book. The exclusive use of black and white films for this essay came not from the belief in its general superiority to color; but seemed to suit the photographers purpose better. With black and white he could catch more of mood, symbol, and the suggestion of space and loneliness. These were the moods so often expressed in the journals.
This was a 57,000 mile two year retracing of the route of Lewis and Clark,
American Odyssey is presented as a photographic essay of the broad western empire described in the journals of Lewis and Clark. The task was difficult, but pleasurable. Detailed events of the Expedition are forever lost to illustration, except by reference to the diaries, but the mentioned locations are very real, and the authors hope was that the curiosity aroused by these highlights will draw the reader to the original journals and their great pleasures.

Beautiful photographs and writings from the originals journals. Large coffee table style book, measures 12 X 9 ½. Near perfect condition, minor cover wear, clean pages, tight binding.

Vintage Lewis and Clark Journey Hardcover Book RESERVED KAREN

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1960s
  • Materials: History book, History of Lewis and Clark
  • Feedback: 457 reviews
  • Only ships within United States.
8