Item #61153 Stephen Harriman Long 1784-1864. Army engineer, explorer, inventor. Richard G. Wood.
Stephen Harriman Long 1784-1864. Army engineer, explorer, inventor

Stephen Harriman Long 1784-1864. Army engineer, explorer, inventor

Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1966. First edition, 8vo, pp. 292; folding map and 13 text illustrations; publisher's full blue cloth, gilt title on spine, blue stained top edge; fine. Vol. VI in the Frontier Military Series. "Long was an early an important explorer of the American West, traveling to the upper Mississippi in 1817, leading an ill-fated 'Yellowstone' expedition in 1819 (for which he produced the first steamboats to ply the Missouri River), and 1820 expedition to the Colorado Rockies, and an expedition in Canada's Red River in 1923." Clark and Brunet 275. Item #61153

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