Books Lewis and Clark Took on the Expedition

Barton, Benjamin Smith. Elements of Botany; or, Outlines of the Natural History of Vegetables (Philadelphia, 1803).

Kelly, Patrick. A Practical Introduction to Spherics and Nautical Astronomy; being an attempt to simplify those.sciences. Containing.the discovery of a projection for clearing the lunar distances in order to find the longitude at sea. (London, 1796).

Kirwan, Richard. Elements of Mineralogy (London, 1784; 2d ed., 1794)

Le Page du Pratz, Antoine. The History of Louisiana, or the Western Parts of Virginia and Carolina (London, 1763; 2d ed., 1774).

Mackenzie, Alexander. Voyages (London, 1801; American ed., 1802).

Miller, John. An Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus, vol. 1 (London, 1779); An Illustration of the Termini Botanici of Linnaeus, vol. 2 (London, 1789

The Nautical Almanac and Astronomical Ephemeris.published by order of the Commissioners of Longitude (London, 1781-1804).

A New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Science; comprehending all the branches of useful knowledge, with accurate descriptions as well of the various machines, instruments, tools, figures, and schemes necessary for illustrating them, as of the classes, kinds, preparations, and uses of natural productions, whether animals, vegetables, minerals, fossils, or fluids. By a Society of Gentlemen (London, 1753; 2d ed., 1764).

 

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